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Orłowiec / Schoenau

Orłowiec sommerfrische schoenau

A photograph of the church and houses in the middle of Orłowiec (former name: Sommerfrische Schoenau), c.1911.

Orłowiec (former: Schoenau / Schönau / Sommerfrische Schonau) is a picturesque village near Ladek Zdroj (Bad Landeck) in the Klodzko (Glatz) area of Lower Silesia (Niederschlesien), southwest Poland.

Orłowiec Schoenau pl

An old picture postcard view of the village and valley of Orłowiec (former: Schoenau), c.1937.

Three things you may not know about Orłowiec:

- The church in Orlowiec is dedicated to Saint Sebastian, and dates back to around 1600.
- In 1867 records show that 588 people lived in Orlowiec.
- The current population of the village is 71.

orlowiec 1939 map

Part of a German map of Orlowiec (Schonau), near Ladek Zdroj (Bad Landeck), c.1939.

orlowiec schoenau

The village of Orlowiec (German name: Schoenau), Lower Silesia, c.1940.