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Château in Dzięgielów

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Coordinates: 49°43′19.89″N 18°42′12.9″E / 49.7221917°N 18.703583°E / 49.7221917; 18.703583

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Cieszyn
Gmina Goleszów
First mentioned 1305
 • Mayor Werner Zając
Area 8.31 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Population (2008) 1,332
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-445
Car plates SCI
Website Official website

Dzięgielów (German: Dzingelau) is a village in Gmina Goleszów, Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic. It has a population of about 1,300 and lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

It was first mentioned in a written document in 1305. There is a 15th-century château in the village.

Dzięgielów is one of the most Protestant municipalities of Cieszyn Silesia. Centre for mission and evangelization of the Evangelical-Augsburg Church is located here. Every year evangelization week occurs on the football field.


External links

  • (Polish) Official website
  • (Polish) Description at the Gmina Goleszów website
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