Głuszyca

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Głuszyca
Coat of arms of Głuszyca
Coat of arms
Głuszyca is located in Poland
Głuszyca
Głuszyca
Coordinates: 50°41′N 16°22′E / 50.683°N 16.367°E / 50.683; 16.367
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Wałbrzych
Gmina Głuszyca
Area
 • Total 16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,999
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Postal code 58-340
Website http://www.gluszyca.pl

Głuszyca [ɡwuˈʂɨt͡sa] (German: Wüstegiersdorf) is a town in Wałbrzych County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Głuszyca, close to the Czech border. The town lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Wałbrzych, and 69 kilometres (43 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany.

See also[edit]

History of Silesia

As at 2006, the town has a population of 6,999.

Coordinates: 50°41′N 16°22′E / 50.683°N 16.367°E / 50.683; 16.367