Międzyrzecze Dolne

Międzyrzecze Dolne

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Międzyrzecze Dolne
Międzyrzecze Dolne

Coordinates: 49°51′43.93″N 18°57′20.93″E / 49.8622028°N 18.9558139°E / 49.8622028; 18.9558139

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Jasienica
 • Mayor Maria Iskrzycka
Area 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population (2009) 1,061
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Car plates SBI

Międzyrzecze Dolne [mjɛnd͡zɨˈʐɛt͡ʂɛ ˈdɔlnɛ] (German: Nieder Kurzwald) is a village in Gmina Jasienica, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 1,061 (2009) and lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

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

In the second quarter of 15th century a number of Germans settled here and formed a settlement called Konradiswalde (Konrad's wood), which later was known as Kurzwald, and eventually as Międzyrzecze Górne.[2] In contrary an older part of former Międzyrzecze was called Międzyrzecze Dolne.



External links

  • (Polish) Joint website of villages Międzyrzecze Górne and Międzyrzecze Dolne

Coordinates: 49°51′43.93″N 18°57′20.93″E / 49.8622028°N 18.9558139°E / 49.8622028; 18.9558139

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