Jawczyce, Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Jawczyce is located in Poland
Coordinates: 49°57′N 20°11′E / 49.950°N 20.183°E / 49.950; 20.183
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Wieliczka
Gmina Biskupice

Jawczyce [jafˈt͡ʂɨt͡sɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Biskupice, within Wieliczka County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-east of Trąbki (the gmina seat), 10 km (6 mi) south-east of Wieliczka, and 22 km (14 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.

Mounds at Jawczyce were described by Bishop Nankerus in 1322. Kurgan mounds dated to the Neolithic or Bronze Age included a burial of an elderly person, probably male. Some weapons and pottery fragments were also found in the tomb.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ "Jawczyce Barrow Cemetery". megalithic.co.uk. 7 August 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Kurhany w Jawczycach (in Polish), Odyssei, retrieved 2 January 2017 

Coordinates: 49°57′00″N 20°11′00″E / 49.9500°N 20.1833°E / 49.9500; 20.1833