Struga, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

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50°49'27"N
016°13'41"E
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 Poland
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Struga [ˈstruɡa] (German Adelsbach) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stare Bogaczowice, within Wałbrzych County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in southwestern Poland. It is approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) southeast of Stare Bogaczowice, 6 kilometres (4 mi) northwest of Wałbrzych, and 66 kilometres (41 mi) southwest of the regional capital Wrocław. The village borders with the spa town of Szczawno-Zdrój in the east. It is located within the historic region of Lower Silesia. The village has a population of 850. Among the historic architecture of Struga are the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, dating back to the 14th century, and an 18th-century palace. The village is known as the site of the Battle of Struga, fought on May 15, 1807, in which the Poles defeated a much larger Prussian army.
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