Lewin Kłodzki

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Lewin Kłodzki
Village
Lewin Kłodzki
Lewin Kłodzki
Coat of arms of Lewin Kłodzki
Coat of arms
Lewin Kłodzki is located in Poland
Lewin Kłodzki
Lewin Kłodzki
Coordinates: 50°25′N 16°17′E / 50.417°N 16.283°E / 50.417; 16.283Coordinates: 50°25′N 16°17′E / 50.417°N 16.283°E / 50.417; 16.283
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Kłodzko
Gmina Lewin Kłodzki
Population 1,200
Website http://lewin.xon.pl/start/

Lewin Kłodzki [ˈlɛvin ˈkwɔt͡ski] (German: Lewin, 1939–1945: Hummelstadt; Czech: Levín) is a village in the Sudetes, in Kłodzko County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic.[1] It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Lewin Kłodzki. Between 1742–1945 it was located in Prussia. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

It lies approximately 27 kilometres (17 mi) west of Kłodzko, and 96 kilometres (60 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław.

The village has a population of 1,200.

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