Marklowice

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 Wodzisław Śląski.

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
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyWodzisław
GminaMarklowice
First mentioned1305
Population
5,180
Websitehttp://www.marklowice.pl/

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Schulte, Wilhelm (1889). Codex Diplomaticus Silesiae T.14 Liber Fundationis Episcopatus Vratislaviensis (in German). Breslau.

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