Sysłów

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Sysłów
Syßlau
Village
2011-09 Sysłów 6.jpg
SysłówSyßlau is located in Poland
SysłówSyßlau
Sysłów
Syßlau
Coordinates: 50°24′26″N 17°48′24″E / 50.40722°N 17.80667°E / 50.40722; 17.80667
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Prudnik
Gmina Głogówek

Sysłów [ˈsɨswuf], German Syßlau is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Głogówek (Gemeinde Oberglogau), within Prudnik County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, close to the Czech border.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Głogówek (Oberglogau), 19 km (12 mi) north-east of Prudnik, and 31 km (19 mi) south of the regional capital Opole.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II). Since 2009 the village, like much of the surrounding area, has been officially bilingual in German and Polish.[2]

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Coordinates: 50°24′26″N 17°48′24″E / 50.40722°N 17.80667°E / 50.40722; 17.80667