Cichobórz, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

For other places with the same name, see Cichobórz.
Coordinates: 51°13′36″N 16°23′40″E / 51.22667°N 16.39444°E / 51.22667; 16.39444Coordinates: 51°13′36″N 16°23′40″E / 51.22667°N 16.39444°E / 51.22667; 16.39444
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Legnica County
Gmina Prochowice

Cichobórz [t͡ɕiˈxɔbuʂ] (German: Überschau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Prochowice, within Legnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of Prochowice, 16 kilometres (10 mi) east of Legnica, and 47 kilometres (29 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.


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