Jaworzyna Śląska [javɔˈʐɨna ˈɕlɔ̃ska] (German: Königszelt) is a town in Świdnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Jaworzyna Śląska. The town lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north of Świdnica, and 49 kilometres (30 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław. It is an important railroad junction, located along the major line from Wrocław to Wałbrzych. In Jaworzyna, this line crosses with less important connections to Strzegom and Kamieniec Ząbkowicki. The town is located within the historic region of Lower Silesia.
|• Total||4.34 km2 (1.68 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||238 m (781 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||220 m (720 ft)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||(+48) 74|
In 2019, the town had a population of 5,124.
A large porcelain factory is the town's largest employer.
The Museum of Railway in Silesia (Muzeum Kolejnictwa na Śląsku) is located in Jaworzyna Śląska.
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
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