Kunice, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

For other places with the same name, see Kunice (disambiguation).
Coordinates: 51°13′27″N 16°14′52″E / 51.22417°N 16.24778°E / 51.22417; 16.24778Coordinates: 51°13′27″N 16°14′52″E / 51.22417°N 16.24778°E / 51.22417; 16.24778
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Legnica County
Gmina Kunice
Population 1,100

Kunice [kuˈnit͡sɛ] (German: Kunitz) is a village in Legnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Kunice. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of Legnica and 57 km (35 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.

The village has a population of 1,100.


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