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hello..Ogrodzieniec [ɔɡrɔˈd͡ʑeɲet͡s] is a town in Zawiercie County, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland, with 4,499 inhabitants (2004). It is noted for the extensive ruins of a medieval castle, damaged during the Swedish invasion of Poland (1655 - 1660).

Ogrodzieniec, which is part of Lesser Poland, received its Magdeburg rights town charter in 1386. Until the Partitions of Poland, it belonged to Kraków Voivodeship, and in 1815 it became part of Russian-controlled Congress Poland. After the January Uprising, Ogrodzieniec, like many other locations of Lesser Poland, lost its town charter (1870) and remained a village until 1973. Ogrodzieniec lies among the hills of Małopolska Upland, on the outskirts of Zagłębie Dąbrowskie. The town has an area of 28 km2, and is located approximately 400 meters above sea level. In the south and west, Ogrodzieniec is surrounded by forests.

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  • Copyright: dale rys (dale54) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1033 W: 0 N: 2615] (17768)
  • Genre: Plaatsen
  • Medium: Kleur
  • Date Taken: 2015-09-07
  • Categories: Natuur
  • Belichting: f/0.8, 1/416 Seconden
  • Fotoversie: Originele versie
  • Date Submitted: 2017-05-15 14:04
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