Ochla, Lubusz Voivodeship

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Ochla
Village
Vinemaker house in heritage park
Vinemaker house in heritage park
Ochla is located in Poland
Ochla
Ochla
Coordinates: 51°52′30″N 15°28′0″E / 51.87500°N 15.46667°E / 51.87500; 15.46667
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Zielona Góra County
Gmina Gmina Zielona Góra
Population 1,544

Ochla [ˈɔxla] (German: Ochelhermsdorf) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Zielona Góra, within Zielona Góra County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 8 km (5 mi) south of Zielona Góra.

The village has a population of 1,544.

History[edit]

Ochla has existed since 13th century and it came into being at the edge of the forest. Both Polish and the common German name which used to function among the inhabitants of Ochla testify to it, "Lednicza" (Old Polish: "clearing") and "Romisdorf" (there was a couple of variants of the name), respectively.

Historic buildings[edit]

  • Holy Trinity parish church [2] - Gothic of the 13th century' built of field stone and turfy ore.
  • Palace of the 13th century.
  • Manor house of the 17th century.
  • In the eastern part of the village there is a railway station of the disused railway of Szprotawa.

Sport[edit]

There is a football club in Ochla: LKS Zorza Ochla

References[edit]

Coordinates: 51°52′30″N 15°28′0″E / 51.87500°N 15.46667°E / 51.87500; 15.46667