Château in Dzięgielów
|• Mayor||Werner Zając|
|Area||8.31 km2 (3.21 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Dzięgielów (German: Dzingelau) is a village in Gmina Goleszów, Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic. It has a population of about 1,300 and lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.
It was first mentioned in a written document in 1305. There is a 15th-century château in the village. Until 1444 it was owned by the noble family Pelhrzim z Trankowice (von Pelchrzim).
Dzięgielów is one of the most Protestant municipalities of Cieszyn Silesia. Centre for mission and evangelization of the Evangelical-Augsburg Church is located here. Every year evangelization week occurs on the football field.
- Andrzej Hławiczka, educator and musicologist, was born here
- Karol Kulisz, Protestant pastor and activist, was born here
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