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Saint Joseph Church
Saint Joseph Church
Zabrzeg is located in Poland
Coordinates: 49°54′52″N 18°56′44″E / 49.91444°N 18.94556°E / 49.91444; 18.94556
Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko
Gmina Czechowice-Dziedzice
First mentioned 1521
 • Mayor Władysław Wiśniewski
 • Total 14.0 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,107
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43-516
Car plates SBI

Zabrzeg is a village in Gmina Czechowice-Dziedzice, Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has a population of 3,107 (2008). The village lies on the edge of the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia and was first mentioned in a written document in 1521, although it was probably settled in the 14th century.

In the World War II the village was a part of Nazi Germany. On the 27 May 1942 German soldiers executed by hanging 5 Polish civilians: Stefan Górecki, Alojzy Jarczok, Wilhelm Herok, Adolf and Jan Grygierczyk. Zabrzeg was liberated by the Red Army on 9 February 1945 after heavy fighting with Wehrmacht.

There are several landmarks in Zabrzeg, including the Saint Joseph parish church from the 18th century and the statue of Priest Józef Londzin.

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Coordinates: 49°54′52″N 18°56′44″E / 49.91444°N 18.94556°E / 49.91444; 18.94556