Janowice Wielkie

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Janowice Wielkie
Skyline of Janowice Wielkie
Janowice Wielkie is located in Poland
Janowice Wielkie
Janowice Wielkie
Coordinates: 50°53′N 15°55′E / 50.883°N 15.917°E / 50.883; 15.917
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Powiat Jelenia Góra
Gmina Janowice Wielkie
Population 2,100

Janowice Wielkie [janɔˈvit͡sɛ ˈvjɛlkʲɛ] (German: Jannowitz) is a village in Jelenia Góra County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Janowice Wielkie. It lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) east of Jelenia Góra and 84 km (52 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

The village has a population of 2,100.

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Janowice Wielkie Official site of Janowice Wielkie Janowice Wielkie/Rudawy Janowickie on the map


Coordinates: 50°53′N 15°55′E / 50.883°N 15.917°E / 50.883; 15.917