Bełżec


Bełżec

Infobox Settlement
name = Bełżec
settlement_type = Village
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Lublin
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Tomaszów Lubelski
subdivision_type3 = Gmina
subdivision_name3 = Bełżec
latd = 50
latm = 23
lats =
latNS = N
longd = 23
longm = 26
longs =
longEW = E
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pushpin_label_position = bottom
elevation_m =
population_total = 2723
website = http://www.belzec.pl

Bełżec IPA-pl| [|'|b|e|U|ż|e|c|] is a village in Tomaszów Lubelski County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Bełżec. It lies approximately convert|8|km|mi|0 south of Tomaszów Lubelski and convert|114|km|mi|0|abbr=on south-east of the regional capital Lublin.cite web |url=http://www.stat.gov.pl/broker/access/prefile/listPreFiles.jspa |title=Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal) |date=2008-06-01 |language=Polish]

During World War II it was the site of the Nazi Belzec extermination camp.

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