Wałbrzych - information about the city

Wałbrzych [ˈvau̯bʐɨx] ( German: Waldenburg, Czech: Valbřich or Valdenburk ) is a city in Lower Silesian Voivodeship in south-western Poland, with 120,197 inhabitants (31 December 2010). From 1975–1998 it was the capital of Wałbrzych Voivodeship; it is now the seat of Wałbrzych County. Wałbrzych is by far the largest city in Poland that does not itself form a separate county ( powiat ), having given up that status in 2003. (The next largest such town is Inowrocław, population 77,313.) Wałbrzych lies approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław, and about 10 km from the Czech border.

Wałbrzych - tourist attractions

markerA Książ Książ (German: Schloss Fürstenstein) is a castle in Silesia, Poland in Wałbrzych. It was built in 1288-1292 under Bolko I the Strict. It lies within a protected area called Książ Landscape Park. The original fortification was destroyed in the year 1263 by Ottokar II of Bohemia. Bolko I, Duke of Świ... Książ - photo

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Geographical coordinates: 50.7667, 16.2833
Approximate population: 121,919

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