Stronie Śląskie

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Stronie Śląskie
Stronie Śląskie in summer 2006
Stronie Śląskie in summer 2006
Flag of Stronie Śląskie
Flag
Coat of arms of Stronie Śląskie
Coat of arms
Stronie Śląskie is located in Poland
Stronie Śląskie
Stronie Śląskie
Coordinates: 50°17′44″N 16°52′39″E / 50.29556°N 16.87750°E / 50.29556; 16.87750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Kłodzko
Gmina Stronie Śląskie
Area
 • Total 2.49 km2 (0.96 sq mi)
Highest elevation 610 m (2,000 ft)
Lowest elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 6,035
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Postal code 57-550
Area code(s) (+48) 74
Vehicle registration DKL
Website http://www.stronie.pl

Stronie Śląskie [ˈstrɔɲɛ ˈɕlɔ̃skʲɛ] (German: Seitenberg) is a town in Kłodzko County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Stronie Śląskie, close to the Czech border. It lies approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) south-east of Kłodzko, and 93 kilometres (58 mi) south of the regional capital Wrocław.

Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

As at 2006, the town has a population of 6,246.

Industries / Employers[edit]

One of the main employers in the town in the lead crystal factory "Violetta.",[1] which in one form or another has been in the town since 1864[2]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Stronie Śląskie is twinned with:

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Violetta lead crystal factory". Violetta. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  2. ^ HSK Violetta http://www.violetta.com.pl/en/historia.html

Coordinates: 50°17′44″N 16°52′39″E / 50.29556°N 16.87750°E / 50.29556; 16.87750