Jawor

Jawor

Jawor [] (Jauer) is a town in south-western Poland with 24,347 inhabitants (2006). It is situated in Lower Silesian Voivodeship (from 1975–1998 it was in the former Legnica Voivodeship). It is the seat of Jawor County, and lies approximately west of the regional capital Wrocław.

In the town can be found one of the Protestant Churches of Peace. It was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

The name Jawor is Polish for "sycamore".

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