The municipality Ziebice (Münsterberg) is located in the South-Eastern part of the Dolnoslaskie voivodship, at the Sudety foot. The municipality is at the height of 250-300 m above sea level, at the Olawa river. The municipality Ziebice is one of the largest municipalities in Lower Silesia and the largest one in the district (powiat) of Zabkowice Slaskie (Frankenstein). The municipality occupies 222,4 sq.m, in which rural areas with woods and fields occupy 207,3 sq. M. Local climate is solar, humid. The town of Ziebice is 55 km south from Wroclaw (Breslau – with an international airport) and motorway A4, and 20 km from the Czech border. The railway Wroclaw (Breslau) – Bratislava (Slovakia) goes via Ziebice. The railway trip from Wroclaw to Ziebice takes approx. 45 minutes. The town has: Group of General Education Schools with English and German languages, banks, culture center, museum of household appliances, modern telephone exchange, hotel and youth hostels, swimming pool, tennis court, sports stadium with sports hall, rifle-range of the hunting circle “Tur”, fish pond. In the area there are agro-tourism farms, where in summer it is possible to ride horses, and in winter one can skate and ski. The restaurants offer traditional Polish dishes. For hunters there are possibilities to get a trophy, such as wild boar, pheasant, deer, hare or fox.
In Ziebice there is a unique museum of household appliances with the largest European collection of irons. In the close vicinity of Ziebice there are Cistersian Monastery in Henryków (Heinrichau), castle in Kamieniec (Kamenz), skew tower in Zabkowice (Frankenstein) and gold mine in Zloty Stok (Reichenstein).
The town of Ziebice is located at the cross of national roads 395 Wroclaw (Breslau) – Paczkow (Patschkau) and 385 Dzierzoniow (Reichenbach) – Grodkow (Grottkau). The municipality has 20.000 inhabitants, from which 10.000 live in the town.
All inhabitants of the town and the municipality Ziebice form an autonomous community called the municipality. The executive bodies of the town and municipality of Ziebice are the City Council and the Mayor. There are 15 city aldermen.