Złotoryja

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Złotoryja
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Nickname(s): Stolica Polskiego Złota
Caipital o Pols Gowd
Złotoryja is located in Poland
Złotoryja
Złotoryja
Coordinates: 51°8′N 15°55′E / 51.133°N 15.917°E / 51.133; 15.917
Kintra Banner o Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lawer Silesie
Coonty Złotoryja Coonty
Gmina Złotoryja (urban gmina)
Established 12t century
Toun richts 1211
Government
 • Mayor Ireneusz Żurawski
Area
 • Total 11.51 km2 (4.44 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 16,503
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 59-500 to 59-501
Area code(s) +48 76
Caur plates DZL
Website http://www.zlotoryja.pl

Złotoryja [zwɔtɔˈrɨja] (German: Goldberg, Latin: Aureus Mons, Aurum) is a toun in Lawer Silesie Voivodeship o soothwastren Poland. It is locatit in the Kaczawa river valley, close tae Legnica. It is the seat o Złotoryja Coonty, an o the smawer destrict o Gmina Złotoryja (although it is no pairt o the territory o the latter, syne the toun is a gmina in its awn richt).

Syne the Middle Ages the toun wis a centre o gowd an copper minin. Currently it haes approximately 17,000 inhabitants an is ane o the important centres o basalt minin.

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