Ciechów

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Location
51°07'59"N
016°34'00"E
Country
 Poland
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Description

Ciechów [ˈt͡ɕexuf] (German: Dietzdorf) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Środa Śląska, within Środa Śląska County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) south-west of Środa Śląska, and 33 kilometres (21 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław. The village has a population of 2,000.

History

Since the Middle Ages, the area was part of Piast-ruled Poland, and later on, it was also part of Bohemia (Czechia), Prussia and Germany. During World War II, it was the location of a forced labour subcamp of the Nazi German prison for youth in Wołów. In 1945, following Germany's defeat in World War II, the village became again part of Poland.

Sports

The local football team is Porcelana Ciechów. It competes in the lower leagues.
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