Gozdnica

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Gozdnica
Coat of arms of Gozdnica
Coat of arms
Gozdnica is located in Poland
Gozdnica
Gozdnica
Coordinates: 51°26′20″N 15°5′44″E / 51.43889°N 15.09556°E / 51.43889; 15.09556
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Żagań
Gmina Gozdnica (urban gmina)
Area
 • Total 23.97 km2 (9.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,454
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal code 68-130
Website http://www.gozdnica.pl

Gozdnica [ɡɔzdˈɲit͡sa] (German: Freiwaldau) is a town in Żagań County, Lubusz Voivodeship, Poland, with 3,804 inhabitants (2004). Situated close to Lower Silesian Voivodeship, 25 km (15.53 mi) na north-west of Żagań and 15 km (9.32 mi) east of Przewóz. Voivodeship roads number 300 and 350 are passing through Gozdnica.

Until World War II the town was in Germany. After 1945 the native German population was expelled and replaced with Poles.

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Coordinates: 51°26′20″N 15°05′44″E / 51.43889°N 15.09556°E / 51.43889; 15.09556