For other uses, see Wołczyn (disambiguation).

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Coordinates: 51°1′6″N 18°3′25″E / 51.01833°N 18.05694°E / 51.01833; 18.05694Coordinates: 51°1′6″N 18°3′25″E / 51.01833°N 18.05694°E / 51.01833; 18.05694
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Kluczbork
Gmina Wołczyn
  Total 7.47 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Elevation 170 m (560 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 6,033
  Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Postal code 46-250
Website www.wolczyn.gmina.pl

Wołczyn [ˈvɔu̯t͡ʂɨn] (German: Konstadt) is a village in Kluczbork County, Opole Voivodeship, Poland, with 6,033 inhabitants as of 2010.[1] According to 2011 data, it covers 7.47 square kilometres (2.88 square miles),[2] and is the seat of Gmina Wołczyn.


Wołczyn was founded circa 1280 AD. Throughout its history, the city has belonged to and been governed by various authorities, including:

On October 1, 1868, the city was connected to a railway line.

Since 1994, the city hosts an annual "Spotkania Młodych" (Meeting of Youth) organised by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin.


  1. "Ludność. Stan i struktura w przekroju terytorialnym (Stan w dniu 31 XII 2010 r.)"
  2. "Powierzchnia i ludność w przekroju terytorialnym w 2011 r."

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