Łodygowice

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Łodygowice
Village
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Łodygowice
Coat of arms
Łodygowice is located in Poland
Łodygowice
Łodygowice
Coordinates: 49°43′N 19°8′E / 49.717°N 19.133°E / 49.717; 19.133
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Żywiec
Gmina Łodygowice
Established 13th century
Elevation 370 m (1,210 ft)
Population 6,925
Website http://www.lodygowice.com.pl/

Łodygowice [wɔdɨɡɔˈvit͡sɛ] is a village in Żywiec County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Łodygowice.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-west of Żywiec and 60 km (37 mi) south of the regional capital Katowice. The village has a population of 6,925.

It is one of the oldest villages in Żywiec Basin. It was established in the 13th century, and in the early 14th century belonged to the Cistercian monastery in Rudy.

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Coordinates: 49°43′N 19°8′E / 49.717°N 19.133°E / 49.717; 19.133