Roztropice

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Roztropice
Village
Fire station
Fire station
Coat of arms of Roztropice
Coat of arms
Roztropice is located in Poland
Roztropice
Roztropice
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
Government
 • Mayor Ludwik Żbel
Area
 • 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.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Panic, Idzi (2010). Śląsk Cieszyński w średniowieczu (do 1528) [Cieszyn Silesia in Middle Ages (until 1528)] (in Polish). Cieszyn: Starostwo Powiatowe w Cieszynie. p. 297-299. ISBN 978-83-926929-3-5. 

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