Głuszyca is a town in Wałbrzych County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. As at 2006, the town has a population of 6,999. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Głuszyca, close to the Czech border. The town lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Wałbrzych, and 69 kilometres (43 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław. It is located within the historic region of Lower Silesia.