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Jemielnica

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Jemielnica
Himmelwitz
Village
Cistercian church
Coat of arms
Jemielnica Himmelwitz
Jemielnica
Himmelwitz
Coordinates: 50°32′39″N 18°22′50″E / 50.54417°N 18.38056°E / 50.54417; 18.38056Coordinates: 50°32′39″N 18°22′50″E / 50.54417°N 18.38056°E / 50.54417; 18.38056
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyStrzelce
GminaJemielnica
Population
3,500

Jemielnica (1945-47: Imielnica) [jɛmjɛlˈnit͡sa] (German: Himmelwitz) is a village in Strzelce County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Jemielnica.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-east of Strzelce Opolskie and 35 km (22 mi) south-east of the regional capital Opole.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II).

The village has a population of 3,500. The village, as part of Gmina Jemielnica has been officially bilingual in Polish and German since 2006.

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
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