Prochowice

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Prochowice
Town Hall
Town Hall
Flag of Prochowice
Flag
Coat of arms of Prochowice
Coat of arms
Prochowice is located in Poland
Prochowice
Prochowice
Coordinates: 51°16′27″N 16°21′54″E / 51.27417°N 16.36500°E / 51.27417; 16.36500
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Legnica
Gmina Prochowice
Government
 • Mayor Halina Kołodziejska
Area
 • Total 9.85 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,702
 • Density 380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 59-230
Website http://www.prochowice.com

Prochowice [prɔxɔˈvʲit͡sɛ] (German: Parchwitz) is a town in Legnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Prochowice.

It lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) north-east of Legnica, and 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

As at 2006, the town has a population of 3,702.

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Coordinates: 51°16′27″N 16°21′54″E / 51.27417°N 16.36500°E / 51.27417; 16.36500