Międzyrzecze Dolne ( [mjɛnd͡zɨˈʐɛt͡ʂɛ ˈdɔlnɛ] German: ) is a village in Nieder Kurzwald 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.
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The village of
Międzyrzecze was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called from around 1305 as Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis item in . Mesisrozha debent esse XL mansi solubiles [1 ] [2 ] It meant that the village was supposed to pay [3 ] tithe from 40 greater lans. The creation of the village was a part of a larger settlement campaign taking place in late 13th century on the territory of what will be later known as Upper Silesia.
Politically the village belonged initially to the
Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290 in the process of feudal fragmentation of Poland and was ruled by a local branch of Piast dynasty. In 1327 the duchy became a fee of Kingdom of Bohemia, which after 1526 became part of the Habsburg Monarchy.
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 In contrary an older part of former Międzyrzecze was called [4 ] Międzyrzecze Dolne.
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Coordinates: 49°51′43.93″N 18°57′20.93″E / 49.8622028°N 18.9558139°E