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Full nameWałbrzych
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
CountyWałbrzych County
GminaWałbrzych (urban gmina)
Established9th century
City rights1400 to 1426
MayorRoman Szełemej
Total Area32.7 sq mi (84.70 km2)
Elevation1148.3 ft (350 m)
Total Population120197 (31.12.2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code58-300 to 58-309, 58-316
Area code+48 74
Car number platesDB

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Wałbrzych c-plAUDPl-Wałbrzych.ogg'waUbżyh ( , or Valdenburk) is a city in Lower Silesian Voivodeship in south-western Poland, with 120,197 inhabitants (31 December 2010). From 1975 - 1998 it was the capital of Wałbrzych Voivodeship; it is now the seat of Wałbrzych County. Wałbrzych is by far the largest city in Poland that does not itself form a separate county (powiat), having given up that status in 2003. (The next largest such town is Inowrocław, population 77,313.) Wałbrzych lies approximately 70 km (43.5 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław, and about 10 km from the Czech border.

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