Jelenin, Lubusz Voivodeship

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Jelenin
Village
Jelenin is located in Poland
Jelenin
Jelenin
Coordinates: 51°40′N 15°28′E / 51.667°N 15.467°E / 51.667; 15.467
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Żagań
Gmina Gmina Żagań

Jelenin [jɛˈlɛnin] (German: Hirschfeldau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Żagań, within Żagań County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) north-east of Żagań and 31 km (19 mi) south of Zielona Góra.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II). Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.


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Coordinates: 51°40′15″N 15°28′00″E / 51.6708333333°N 15.4666666667°E / 51.6708333333; 15.4666666667