Olszyna, Lubusz Voivodeship

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Olszyna is located in Poland
Coordinates: 51°39′N 14°46′E / 51.650°N 14.767°E / 51.650; 14.767
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Żary
Gmina Trzebiel

Olszyna [ɔlˈʂɨna] (formerly German Erlenholz) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Trzebiel, within Żary County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland, close to the German border.[1] It is the site of a major border crossing on the E36 motorway connecting Berlin, Germany with Wrocław and Kraków in Poland. It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) north-west of Trzebiel, 26 km (16 mi) west of Żary, and 61 km (38 mi) south-west of Zielona Góra.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II).


Coordinates: 51°39′00″N 14°46′00″E / 51.6500°N 14.7667°E / 51.6500; 14.7667