Piotrowice Nyskie

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Piotrowice Nyskie
Village
Piotrowice Nyskie, pałac.jpg
Piotrowice Nyskie is located in Poland
Piotrowice Nyskie
Piotrowice Nyskie
Coordinates: 50°24′39″N 17°9′11″E / 50.41083°N 17.15306°E / 50.41083; 17.15306
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Nysa
Gmina Otmuchów
Elevation 210 m (690 ft)
Population (approx.) 300

Piotrowice Nyskie [pjɔtrɔˈvit͡sɛ ˈnɨskʲɛ] (German Peterwitz) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Otmuchów, within Nysa County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, close to the Czech border.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south of Otmuchów, 15 km (9 mi) south-west of Nysa, and 63 km (39 mi) south-west of the regional capital Opole.

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

The village has a seventeenth-century former bishop's palace which is currently being restored by the author Jim Parton. [2]

An inn run by Emanuel Otte, circa 1930. The town was then called "Peterwitz," having been part of Germany.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Jim Parton. "Jim Parton-books". http://piotrowicenyskie.com/jim-parton-books.html. Palace at Piotrowicach Nyskich. Accessed June 9, 2012.


Coordinates: 50°24′39″N 17°9′11″E / 50.41083°N 17.15306°E / 50.41083; 17.15306