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View on Złotoryja frae Wilcza Góra
View on Złotoryja frae Wilcza Góra
Banner o Złotoryja
Coat of airms o Złotoryja
Coat airms
Stolica Polskiego Złota
Caipital o Pols Gowd
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Coordinates: 51°8′N 15°55′E / 51.133°N 15.917°E / 51.133; 15.917Coordinates: 51°8′N 15°55′E / 51.133°N 15.917°E / 51.133; 15.917
Kintra Poland
VoivodeshipLawer Silesie
CoontyZłotoryja Coonty
GminaZłotoryja (urban gmina)
Established12t century
Toun richts1211
 • MayorIreneusz Żurawski
 • Total11.51 km2 (4.44 sq mi)
 • Total16,503
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
59-500 to 59-501
Area code(s)+48 76
Caur platesDZL

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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