Rudy, Silesian Voivodeship

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Rudy
Village
Church and monastery in Rudy
Church and monastery in Rudy
Rudy is located in Poland
Rudy
Rudy
Coordinates: 50°11′N 18°27′E / 50.183°N 18.450°E / 50.183; 18.450
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Racibórz
Gmina Kuźnia Raciborska
Population 2,800

Rudy [ˈrudɨ], also known as Rudy Wielkie ("Great Rudy") or Rudy Raciborskie (German: Groß Rauden), is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kuźnia Raciborska, within Racibórz County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) east of Kuźnia Raciborska, 20 km (12 mi) north-east of Racibórz, and 40 km (25 mi) west of the regional capital Katowice. The village has a population of 2,800.

With history going back to the 13th century, it is a site of a gothic Cistercian palace-monastery.

Rudy gives its name to the protected area called Rudy Landscape Park (in full: "Landscape Park of the Cistercian Landscape Compositions of Rudy Wielkie").

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

Coordinates: 50°11′N 18°27′E / 50.183°N 18.450°E / 50.183; 18.450