Nysa (former – Neisse) is a city with a population of approximately 43,000. It is located in the province of Opole, close to the borders of historic Upper and Lower Silesia, in southwestern Poland.
Some things you may not know about Nysa:
- Nysa was called Neisse and part of Silesia (Schlesien) in Germany until 1945.
- In the early 1950s many buildings in the centre of Nysa were demolished to provide several million bricks for the reconstruction of Warsaw.
- Railway lines connect Nysa with cities such as Brzeg, Kalkow Laka, Katowice, Legnica and Opole.
Related content: pre-war images of Nysa / Neisse.