Lednica Górna

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Lednica Górna
Village
Lednica Górna is located in Poland
Lednica Górna
Lednica Górna
Coordinates: 49°58′N 20°5′E / 49.967°N 20.083°E / 49.967; 20.083
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Wieliczka
Gmina Wieliczka

Lednica Górna [lɛdˈnit͡sa ˈɡurna] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wieliczka, within Wieliczka County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) south-east of Wieliczka and 15 km (9 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.[1]

Lednica Górna, as well as the nearby town of Wieliczka are among the last places in Poland where the Easter tradition of Siuda Baba is still practised.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Barbara Ogrodowska, Zwyczaje, obrzędy i tradycje w Polsce. Warsaw: Verbinum, 2001, p. 190.
  3. ^ Julian Zinkow, Krakowskie podania, legendy i zwyczaje (oraz wybór podań i legend jurajskich). Kraków: Wydawnictwo Platan, 2004, p. 216-218


Coordinates: 49°58′N 20°5′E / 49.967°N 20.083°E / 49.967; 20.083