Lisowice, Legnica County

Coordinates: 51°17′N 16°21′E / 51.283°N 16.350°E / 51.283; 16.350
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Legnica County
Gmina Prochowice
For other places with the same name, see Lisowice (disambiguation).

Lisowice [lisɔˈvit͡sɛ] (German: Leschwitz) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Prochowice, within Legnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 2 kilometres (1 mi) north-west of Prochowice, 15 km (9 mi) north-east of Legnica, and 52 km (32 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.


Coordinates: 51°17′00″N 16°21′00″E / 51.2833°N 16.3500°E / 51.2833; 16.3500

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