Jankowice Wielkie

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Jankowice Wielkie
Village
Church of the Assumption
Church of the Assumption
Jankowice Wielkie is located in Poland
Jankowice Wielkie
Jankowice Wielkie
Coordinates: 50°46′N 17°26′E / 50.767°N 17.433°E / 50.767; 17.433
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Brzeg
Gmina Olszanka
Population 750

Jankowice Wielkie [jankɔˈvit͡sɛ ˈvjɛlkʲɛ] (German: Groß Jenkwitz) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Olszanka, within Brzeg County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1]

The settlement os located in the historic Lower Silesia region, approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-west of Olszanka, 12 km (7 mi) south of Brzeg, and 37 km (23 mi) west of the regional capital Opole.

Jankowicz was first mentioned in a 1352 deed, when it belonged to the Piast Duchy of Brzeg. Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II).

The village has a population of 750.

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Coordinates: 50°46′00″N 17°26′00″E / 50.7667°N 17.4333°E / 50.7667; 17.4333