Miękinia, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

Miękinia [mjɛnˈkiɲa] (German: Nimkau) is a village in Środa Śląska County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Miękinia. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

Miękinia
Village
Municipal office building
Municipal office building
Miękinia is located in Poland
Miękinia
Miękinia
Coordinates: 51°10′N 16°46′E / 51.167°N 16.767°E / 51.167; 16.767
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
CountyŚroda Śląska
GminaMiękinia
Population
1,600

It lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) east of Środa Śląska, and 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

The village has a population of 1,600.

Robert Hermann Raudner (1854–1915) the German landscape and genre painter, and etcher, was born at Miękinia, then Nimkau. A street in Miękinia is named after him.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "1891 - Wood engraving with a view of Ottobeuren by Hermann Raudner", Ottobeuren Macht Heschichte (Ottobeuren Makes History), Ottobeuren-macht-geschichte.de. Retrieved 5 January 2020

Coordinates: 51°10′N 16°46′E / 51.167°N 16.767°E / 51.167; 16.767