Jawor is a town in south-western Poland. It is situated in Lower Silesian Voivodeship. It is the seat of Jawor County, and lies approximately 61 kilometres (38 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław. Throughout the town flows the 31 mile long Raging Nysa river (pl: Nysa Szalona). In the town can be found a Protestant Church of Peace. It was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. Jawor Castle lies in Jawor. Jawor is twinned with: Berdychiv, Ukraine • Niepołomice, Poland • Niesky, Germany • Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy
Jawor has a population of over 22,890 people.