Mnich, Silesian Voivodeship

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Mnich
Village
Village's centre
Village's centre
Coat of arms of Mnich
Coat of arms
Mnich is located in Poland
Mnich
Mnich
Coordinates: 49°53′2.07″N 18°48′24.35″E / 49.8839083°N 18.8067639°E / 49.8839083; 18.8067639
Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Cieszyn
Gmina Chybie
Government
 • Mayor Joanna Wiśniewska
Area 8.35 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population (2008) 3,569
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-520
Car plates SCI

Mnich [mnix] is a village in Gmina Chybie, Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland.[1] It has a population of 3,569 (2008). It lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

The village was founded in late 16th and early 17th century. The name most probably was borrowed from the older local fish pond called Mnich Sswczyny or Mnich Sworczyński.[2]

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  • Kiełkowski, Wojciech (2009). Chybie - dzieje gminy od czasów najdawniejszych do współczesności. Chybie: Gminny Ośrodek Kultury w Chybiu. ISBN 978-83-910611-5-2.