"Castle" in Bażanowice

Coordinates: 49°44′14.02″N 18°42′16.55″E / 49.7372278°N 18.7045972°E / 49.7372278; 18.7045972

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Cieszyn
Gmina Goleszów
First mentioned 1523
Area 3.81 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Population (2008) 1,161
 • Density 300/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-440
Car plates SCI

Bażanowice is a village in Gmina Goleszów, Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland, close to the border with the Czech Republic. It has a population of about 1,100. It lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia and was first mentioned in a written document in 1523.

In 1930 a dairy was founded in the village, it operates to date producing emmentaler and other milk products. There is a church of the Evangelical-Augsburg Church in the village. It was built in 1981 by Stanisław Kwaśniewicz.

Paweł Stalmach, Polish journalist and Protestant activist was born here.

External links

  • (Polish) Description at the Gmina Goleszów website
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