Świerzawa

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Location
51°01'00"N
015°54'00"E
Country
 Poland
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Świerzawa (Polish: [ɕfjɛˈʐava]; German: Schönau an der Katzbach) is a town in Złotoryja County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Świerzawa. The town lies on the Kaczawa River, approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south of Złotoryja and 81 kilometres (50 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław. As of 2019, the town has a population of 2,286.

Notable people

Elisabeth Volkenrath (1919–1945), German Nazi concentration camp supervisor, executed for war crimes

Twin towns – sister cities

See twin towns of Gmina Świerzawa.
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