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Wałbrzych (German: Waldenburg, Czech: Valbřich or Valdenburk) is a city in Lower Silesian Voivodeship in south-western Poland, with 120,197 inhabitants (31 December 2010). From 1975–1998 it was the capital of Wałbrzych Voivodeship; it is now the seat of Wałbrzych County. Wałbrzych is by far the largest city in Poland that does not itself form a separate county (powiat), having given up that status in 2003. (The next largest such town is Inowrocław, population 77,313.) Starting in 2013, is back on forms a separate county (powiat). Wałbrzych lies approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) south-west of the state capital Wrocław and about 10 kilometres (6 miles) from the Czech border.