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Jasienica, Silesian Voivodeship

Jasienica
Village

Village's centre from air

Coat of arms
Jasienica
Jasienica

Coordinates: 49°48′46″N 18°55′14″E / 49.81278°N 18.92056°E / 49.81278; 18.92056

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Jasienica
First mentioned 1305
Government
 • Mayor Bronisław Szalbot
Area 11.718 km2 (4.524 sq mi)
Population (2009) 4,872
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-385
Car plates SBI
Website http://www.jasienica.pl

Jasienica [jaɕeˈnit͡sa] (German: Heinzendorf) is a village and the seat of Gmina Jasienica, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 4,872 (2009). It 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 Gessenita.[1] It belonged then to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290.

There is a Catholic Saint George Church and also a Lutheran Resurrection of Christ Church in the village.

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External links

  • (Polish) Official Gmina Jasienica website
  • (Polish) Information about the Catholic church at Gmina Jasienica website
  • (Polish) Information about the Lutheran church at Gmina Jasienica website
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