Walewice

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52°06'12"N
019°40'03"E
Country
 Poland
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Walewice [valɛˈvit͡sɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Bielawy, within Łowicz County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland, on the Bzura River. It lies approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Łowicz and 39 km (24 mi) north of the regional capital Łódź. It is the site of a 19th-century palace that belonged to Anastazy Colonna-Walewski, who was chamberlain of King Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski. Walewice attracts tourists because Napoleon Bonaparte had a love affair with Countess Walewska, who bore their son, Alexandre Walewski, at the palace in Walewice.
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