Nowa Ruda (former name: Neurode) is a town near the Czech border, located beside the Włodzica river in the central Sudetes mountain range of southwest Poland.
Three things you may not know about Nowa Ruda:
- The German composer Franz Eckert was born in the town in 1852.
- The population of Nowa Ruda at the last count numbered 25,000.
- The Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk lives in a village just outside Nowa Ruda.