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Hażlach

Hażlach
Village

Elementary school and church of St. Bartholomew

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Hażlach
Hażlach

Coordinates: 49°48′14.25″N 18°39′49.82″E / 49.8039583°N 18.6638389°E / 49.8039583; 18.6638389

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Cieszyn
Gmina Hażlach
First mentioned 1305
Area 12.33 km2 (4.76 sq mi)
Population (2008) 2,221
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-419
Car plates SCI
Website http://www.hazlach.pl

Hażlach [ˈxaʐlax] (German: Haslach) is a village and the seat of Gmina Hażlach in Cieszyn County in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 2,221 (2008). Hażlach lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as Hesleth.[1] It belonged then to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290, since 1327 a fee of Kingdom of Bohemia.

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External links

  • (Polish) Official Gmina Hażlach website
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