ZORY: śląskie Print

Alternate names: Żory [Pol], Sohrau [Ger], Žory [Cz], Sari [Lat], Sohrau in Oberschlesien, Żary. 50°03' N, 18°42' E, in Upper Silesia, 22 miles NW of Bielsko-Biała, 20 miles SW of Katowice, 16 miles S of Gliwice. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XIV, p. 747: "Żary". 1900 Jewish population: 333. This town in southern Poland with 62,625 inhabitants in 2006 is in Silesian Voivodeship and previously in Katowice Voivodeship (1975-1998). [July 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000540: In Katowickie. The US Commission has not finished rechecking this file. [2000]

Also used cemetery at Mikolow (according to Miolow info.)

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