Ołobok, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

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Ołobok
Village
Ołobok is located in Poland
Ołobok
Ołobok
Coordinates: 51°26′N 15°17′E / 51.433°N 15.283°E / 51.433; 15.283
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Bolesławiec
Gmina Osiecznica

Ołobok [ɔˈwɔbɔk] (German: Mühlbock) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Osiecznica, within Bolesławiec County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) north-west of Osiecznica, 28 km (17 mi) north-west of Bolesławiec, and 127 km (79 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

Anti-Nazi activist Otto Hampel was born here, later beheaded in Berlin.

Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

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Coordinates: 51°26′26.3″N 15°17′17″E / 51.440639°N 15.28806°E / 51.440639; 15.28806