Saint Lawrence Church

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Coordinates: 49°49′5.9″N 18°51′23.93″E / 49.818306°N 18.8566472°E / 49.818306; 18.8566472

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Jasienica
First mentioned 1233
 • Mayor Józef Gruszka
Area 3.116 km2 (1.203 sq mi)
Population (2009) 582
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Car plates SBI

Bielowicko [bjɛlɔˈvit͡skɔ] is a village in Gmina Jasienica, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 582 (2009).

Bielowicko is one of the oldest villages in Cieszyn Silesia. It was first mentioned in 1223 as Beloviezo, in a document of Bishop of Wrocław issued for Norbertine Sisters in Rybnik among villages paying them tithe.[1][2] It belonged then to the Duchy of Opole and Racibórz and Castellany of Cieszyn, which was in 1290 formed into the Duchy of Teschen.

There is a wooden Saint Lawrence Church in the village, it was built in the 17th century.



External links

  • (Polish) Information at Gmina Jasienica website

Coordinates: 49°49′5.9″N 18°51′23.93″E / 49.818306°N 18.8566472°E / 49.818306; 18.8566472

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