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Fire station

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Coordinates: 49°50′19.56″N 18°51′30″E / 49.8387667°N 18.85833°E / 49.8387667; 18.85833

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Jasienica
 • Mayor Ludwik Żbel
 • Total 5.761 km2 (2.224 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 719
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Car plates SBI

Roztropice [rɔstrɔˈpit͡sɛ] is a village in Gmina Jasienica, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland.[1] It has a population of 719 (2009) and 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 Roztropiz.[2] It belonged then to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290.

Cross-country skier and ski jumper Leopold Tajner was born here.



External links

  • (Polish) Information at Gmina Jasienica website
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