Iłownica, Silesian Voivodeship


Church in Iłownica

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 49°52′13.44″N 18°51′25.45″E / 49.8704000°N 18.8570694°E / 49.8704000; 18.8570694

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Jasienica
First mentioned 1305
 • Mayor Franciszek Marekwica
Area 7.775 km2 (3.002 sq mi)
Population (2009) 1,031
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-394
Car plates SBI

Iłownica [iwɔvˈnit͡sa] (German: Illownitz) is a village in Gmina Jasienica, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland.[1] It has a population of 1,031 (2009). It lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia, on the Iłownica River.

The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as Gylownita.[2] It belonged then to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290.



External links

  • (Polish) Information on the Gmina Jasienica website

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