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Dobroszyce rural district (Poland)
Oleśnica county, Dolnośląskie voivodship
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Gmina Dobroszyce is a rural gmina (commune) in Oleśnica County, Lower
in south-western Poland. Its seat is the village of Dobroszyce, which
lies approximately 8 kilometres
(5 mi) north-west of Oleśnica, and 26 kilometres (16 mi) north-east of
the regional capital Wrocław.
Area: 131.74 sq.km (50.9 sq.mi)
Population: 6,071 (2006)
German name: Juliusburg
First mentioned in 1405 as belonging to the Crown of Saint Wenceslas (Bohemia)
Soccer (football) team: Klub Piłkarski "Dąb" Dobroszyce
- In 1655, the locality was acquired by Silvius Nimrod von Würtemberg-Oels,
of the Duchy of Oels (Księstwo Oleśnickie - Herzogtum Oels - Ducatus
- 1663 - city rights
- 1676 - renamed Juliusburg and received a CoA, which, since 2003, once
again represents the commune.
- 1742 - end of Bohemian overlordship and beginning of the Prussian rule.
- 1792 - expiration of local Würtemberg dynasty - Duchy of Oels taken by
- 1884 - part of Duchy of Oels (with Juliusburg) goes to Friedrich
August von Wettin, future king of Saxony,
whose descendants own Juliusburg until 1945.
- 1945 - transferred to Poland in accordance with Potsdam Agreement.
For a short time the place was called Julianowo, ultimately changing
its name to Dobroszyce.
New Arms and flag were adopted on May 6, 2003.
Designed by Mr.Michal Kozuchowski and based on the original CoA of 1676.
NB: it isn't made clear anywhere, but I do believe there is a plain
yellow and red horizontal flag
used as a civic one, and another, with the CoA as the ceremonial (official)
Chrystian Kretowicz 5 Dec 2008
Dobroszyce Coat of Arms