Kozakowice

Kozakowice
Village

Lutheran church

Coat of arms
Kozakowice
Kozakowice

Coordinates: 49°44′55.44″N 18°46′2.31″E / 49.7487333°N 18.7673083°E / 49.7487333; 18.7673083

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Cieszyn
Gmina Goleszów
First mentioned 1305
Government
 • Mayor Agata Stefanik
Area 3.94 km2 (1.52 sq mi)
Population (2008) 669
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-440
Car plates SCI

Kozakowice (German: Kosakowitz) is a village in Gmina Goleszów, Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland, close to the border with the Czech Republic. It has a population of about 600. 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 Goschegowitz.[1] It belonged then to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290.

Currently they form two sołectwos: Kozakowice Dolne and Kozakowice Górne.

Andrzej Cinciała, Polish lawyer and activist was born here.

Footnotes

External links

  • (Polish) Description at the Gmina Goleszów website
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