Zwierzyn, Lubusz Voivodeship

For similarly named places, see Zwierzyn, West Pomeranian Voivodeship and Zwierzyń, Subcarpathian Voivodeship.

Zwierzyn [ˈzvjɛʐɨn] (formerly German Neu Mecklenburg) is a village in Strzelce-Drezdenko County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland. It is the head of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Zwierzyn.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-east of Strzelce Krajeńskie and 25 km (16 mi) north-east of Gorzów Wielkopolski.

Zwierzyn
Village
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Coat of arms of Zwierzyn
Coat of arms
Zwierzyn is located in Poland
Zwierzyn
Zwierzyn
Coordinates: 52°50′N 15°34′E / 52.833°N 15.567°E / 52.833; 15.567Coordinates: 52°50′N 15°34′E / 52.833°N 15.567°E / 52.833; 15.567
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipLubusz
CountyStrzelce-Drezdenko
GminaZwierzyn
Population
1,300
Websitehttp://www.zwierzyn.pl/

According to Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa (governmental institution responsible for the objects considered most important to the nation's cultural heritage) there is one monument in Zwierzyn, John the Baptist Roman-Catholic Church, which was built in 1767.

In 2015 a new railway station was erected in Zwierzyn.

The village has a population of 1,300.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.