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City center
City center
Coat of arms of Zawidów
Coat of arms
Zawidów is located in Poland
Coordinates: 51°1′N 15°4′E / 51.017°N 15.067°E / 51.017; 15.067
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Zgorzelec
Gmina Zawidów (urban gmina)
 • Mayor Józef Andrzej Sontowski
 • Total 6.07 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 4,412
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 59-970
Car plates DZG
Imperial German World War 1 memorial in Zawidów

Zawidów [zaˈvʲiduf] (German: Seidenberg) is a town in Zgorzelec County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, close to the Czech border. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. (For more information about the history of the region, see Silesia.)

The town lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) south of Zgorzelec, and 139 kilometres (86 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

As at 2006, the town has a population of 4,412.

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Coordinates: 51°01′N 15°04′E / 51.017°N 15.067°E / 51.017; 15.067