Rudzica, Silesian Voivodeship


Church of the Birth of Saint John the Baptist

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 49°51′17″N 18°53′15.6″E / 49.85472°N 18.887667°E / 49.85472; 18.887667

Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Jasienica
 • Mayor Czesław Machalica
Area 11.476 km2 (4.431 sq mi)
Population (2009) 2,742
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-394
Car plates SBI

Rudzica [ruˈd͡ʑit͡sa] is a village in Gmina Jasienica, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 2,742 (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 Rudgeri villa.[1] It belonged then to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290.

There is a Catholic John the Baptist Church in the village.



External links

  • (Polish) Information at Gmina Jasienica website
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