Pielgrzymowice, Silesian Voivodeship

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Pielgrzymowice [pjɛlɡʐɨmɔˈvit͡sɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Pawłowice, within Pszczyna County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) south-west of Pszczyna and 46 km (29 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice. The village has a population of 2,395. The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Peregrini villa debent esse XXIII) mansi. The creation of the village was a part of a larger settlement campaign taking place in the late 13th century on the territory of what will be later known as Upper Silesia.

People born in Pielgrzymowice

Karol Miarka (1825-1891), Polish social and national activist
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