Gorzyczki, Silesian Voivodeship

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49°56'53"N
018°24'16"E
Country
 Poland
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Gorzyczki [ɡɔˈʐɨt͡ʂki] is a village in Gmina Gorzyce, Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland. It has a population of 1,593 and lies near the border with the Czech Republic, 10 kilometers south from seat County- Wodzisław Śląski. It is close to where the A1 motorway crosses the border into the Czech Republic to/from Poland It was the location of the Polenlager 169, a Nazi concentration camp of Polenlager type, i.e., primarily for Poles. It held the deported Poles who didn't sign a volkslist. It was operated on the base of the "Fryderyk" coal mine facilities in 1942–1945 in Kolonia Fryderyk.
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