Ligota, Silesian Voivodeship

Divine Providence

Coordinates: 49°52′50″N 18°56′54″E / 49.88056°N 18.94833°E / 49.88056; 18.94833Coordinates: 49°52′50″N 18°56′54″E / 49.88056°N 18.94833°E / 49.88056; 18.94833

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Czechowice-Dziedzice
First mentioned 1452
 • Mayor Stanisław Słowik
 • Total 14.0 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,454
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-518
Car plates SBI

Ligota (German: Ellgoth) is a village in Gmina Czechowice-Dziedzice, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 4,454 (2008). The village lies on the edge of the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia and was first mentioned in a written document in 1452 although the settlement is much older.

There are several landmarks in the village including Catholic Church of the Divine Providence from 1801-1806 and old dwór (manor house).

External links

  • (Polish) Information at Gmina Czechowice-Dziedzice website
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