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Konary, Wołów County

Konary is located in Poland
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Wołów
Gmina Wińsko

Konary (German: Kunern or Cunern) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wińsko, within Wołów County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) south-west of Wińsko, 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Wołów, and 47 kilometres (29 mi) north-west of the regional capital Wrocław.

Under Prussian rule, the world's first factory for extracting sugar from sugar beets was opened in 1801 in Konary (then known as Kunern).[1]


  1. ^ Langer, R.H.M.; Hill, G.D. (1991), Agricultural Plants, Cambridge University, pp. 197–199,  

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