Mszana [ˈmʂana] (German: Mschanna) is a village in Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Mszana.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-east of Wodzisław Śląski and 47 km (29 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice.

Mszana
Village
St. George church
St. George church
Mszana is located in Poland
Mszana
Mszana
Coordinates: 49°58′9″N 18°30′56″E / 49.96917°N 18.51556°E / 49.96917; 18.51556
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyWodzisław
GminaMszana
First mentioned1305
Highest elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Lowest elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
3,559
Websitehttp://www.mszana.ug.gov.pl

The village has a population of 3,559.

The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Msana debent esse triginta mansi.[2][3]

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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.
  3. ^ "Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis" (in Latin). Retrieved 13 July 2014.

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Coordinates: 49°58′9″N 18°30′56″E / 49.96917°N 18.51556°E / 49.96917; 18.51556