Jędrzychowice, Zgorzelec County

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Jędrzychowice
Village
Jędrzychowice is located in Poland
Jędrzychowice
Jędrzychowice
Coordinates: 51°10′50″N 15°01′24″E / 51.18056°N 15.02333°E / 51.18056; 15.02333
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Zgorzelec
Gmina Gmina Zgorzelec
Population 679

Jędrzychowice [jɛndʐɨxɔˈvit͡sɛ] (German: Hennersdorf) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Zgorzelec, within Zgorzelec County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, close to the German border.[1] Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

Parish church

It lies on the eastern bank of the Lusatian Neisse river within the historic Upper Lusatia region, approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) north of Zgorzelec, and 141 kilometres (88 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław. It is known as the site of a road border crossing of the Polish A4 autostrada with the German Bundesautobahn 4 at Görlitz-Ludwigsdorf. Border controls have been abolished upon the accession of Poland to the Schengen Area in 2007.

In 2009 the village had a population of 679.[2]

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Coordinates: 51°10′50″N 15°01′24″E / 51.18056°N 15.02333°E / 51.18056; 15.02333