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Krasicki Palace in Krasiczyn
Krasicki Palace in Krasiczyn
Coat of arms of Krasiczyn
Coat of arms
Krasiczyn is located in Poland
Coordinates: 49°46′N 22°40′E / 49.767°N 22.667°E / 49.767; 22.667
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Subcarpathian
County Przemyśl County
Gmina Krasiczyn
Population 440

Krasiczyn [kraˈɕit͡ʂɨn] is a village in Przemyśl County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Krasiczyn.[1] The village has a population of 440. It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of Przemyśl and 56 km (35 mi) south-east of the regional capital Rzeszów.

In Krasiczyn stands the Krasicki Palace, a Renaissance palace built for Stanisław Krasicki by Galleazzo Appiani.

Adam Stefan Sapieha, a cardinal whom Pope John Paul II described as 'my model', was born in Krasiczyn, in the castle.


As a result of the first of Partitions of Poland (Treaty of St-Petersburg dated 5 July 1772, the Galicia area was attributed to the Habsburg Monarchy.[2] When a postoffice was opened in 1869,[3] the town was in the Przemyśl Bezirkshauptmannschaft.

Austrian KK 5 kreuzer stamp, cancelled in 1894 at KRASICZYN

For more details, see the article Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria.


  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Atlas des peuples d'Europe centrale, André et Jean Sellier, 1991, p.88
  3. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967

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Coordinates: 49°46′N 22°40′E / 49.767°N 22.667°E / 49.767; 22.667