Walce

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Walce
Village
Saint Valentine church
Saint Valentine church
Walce is located in Poland
Walce
Walce
Coordinates: 50°22′19″N 18°0′21″E / 50.37194°N 18.00583°E / 50.37194; 18.00583
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Krapkowice
Gmina Walce
Population 2,100

Walce [ˈvalt͡sɛ] German: Walzen, is a village in Krapkowice County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Walce.[1] It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of Krapkowice and 34 km (21 mi) south 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 population of 2,100.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

Coordinates: 50°22′19″N 18°0′21″E / 50.37194°N 18.00583°E / 50.37194; 18.00583