Marklowice

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Marklowice
Village
Elementary school
Elementary school
Coat of arms of Marklowice
Coat of arms
Marklowice is located in Poland
Marklowice
Marklowice
Coordinates: 50°1′6″N 18°31′29″E / 50.01833°N 18.52472°E / 50.01833; 18.52472
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Wodzisław
Gmina Marklowice
First mentioned 1305
Population 5,180
Website http://www.marklowice.pl/

Marklowice [marklɔˈvit͡sɛ] is a village in Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Marklowice.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of Wodzisław Śląski and 43 km (27 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice. Between 1975 and 1994 Marklowice was part of the town of Wodzisław Śląski.

In 2005 the village had a population of 5,180. The football club Polonia Marklowice, founded in 1922, plays in the village.

The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Merclini villa debent esse XXXIII) mansi.[2]

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Coordinates: 50°1′6″N 18°31′29″E / 50.01833°N 18.52472°E / 50.01833; 18.52472