Międzyrzecze Górne

Międzyrzecze Górne
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Międzyrzecze Górne
Międzyrzecze Górne

Coordinates: 49°50′30″N 18°56′24″E / 49.84167°N 18.94000°E / 49.84167; 18.94000

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Jasienica
Government
 • Mayor Maria Głuc-Mrzyk
Area 12.513 km2 (4.831 sq mi)
Population (2009) 2,279
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-392
Car plates SBI
Website http://www.miedzyrzecze.org.pl/

Międzyrzecze Górne [mjɛnd͡zɨˈʐɛt͡ʂɛ ˈɡurnɛ] (German: Ober Kurzwald) is a village in Gmina Jasienica, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 2,279 (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]

There are two churches in the village, Lutheran church and Catholic Saint Martin Church.

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External links

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