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Żagań town (Poland)

Żagań county, Lubuskie voivodship

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[Zagan flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 4 Sept 2000 See also:

Żagań City Flag

Żagań - Urban Commune - area 39.98 km2 - is located in Żagań county in the south-western part of Poland. German name: Sagan. Legends have it that Żagań was founded in the year 700 by Princes Żaganna from the family of Krokus, Wanda's daughter. During World War II there was POW camp Stalag VIII C, Stalag Luft 3. On 24/25 March 1944 was the famous escape of airmen from POW camp Luft 3. Population (2000) 28.140.
Jarig Bakker, 4 Sept 2000 

Żagań City Coat of Arms

[Zagan Coat of Arms] image from this site.