Sowin, Opole Voivodeship

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Sowin
Village
Chapels
Chapels
Sowin is located in Poland
Sowin
Sowin
Coordinates: 50°33′N 17°37′E / 50.550°N 17.617°E / 50.550; 17.617
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Nysa
Gmina Łambinowice
Population (approx.) 400

Sowin [ˈsɔvin] (German: Sabine) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Łambinowice, in Nysa County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of Łambinowice, 22 km (14 mi) north-east of Nysa, and 26 km (16 mi) southwest 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 an approximate population of 400.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Richard Thomalla (1903—1945), Nazi SS officer and Holocaust perpetrator executed for war crimes

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Coordinates: 50°33′00″N 17°37′00″E / 50.5500°N 17.6167°E / 50.5500; 17.6167