Drzonów

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Drzonów
Village
The church in Drzonów
The church in Drzonów
Drzonów is located in Poland
Drzonów
Drzonów
Coordinates: 51°56′41″N 15°19′5″E / 51.94472°N 15.31806°E / 51.94472; 15.31806
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Zielona Góra County
Gmina Świdnica

Drzonów ([ˈdʐɔnuf], German: Schlesisch Drehnow, Sorbian languages: Drjenow) is a village in western Poland, in the administrative district of Świdnica, within Zielona Góra County, Lubusz Voivodeship.[1] It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) north-west of Świdnica and 13 km (8 mi) west of Zielona Góra. The village is home to the Lubusz Military Museum (Polish: Lubuskie Muzeum Wojskowe), housing numerous historical tanks, self-propelled anti-tank guns and aeroplanes. Among the historical landmarks of the village are 19th-century church and a palace.

Until 1945 part of Germany, following World War II it was transferred to Poland as part of the war reparations. Most of the local inhabitants have been resettled to within post-war Germany, while the village itself was repopulated with Poles, mostly people expelled by the Soviet Union from the village of Rychcice near Lwów (modern Lvov, Ukraine).

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Coordinates: 51°56′41″N 15°19′5″E / 51.94472°N 15.31806°E / 51.94472; 15.31806