Rudyszwałd

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Location
49°57'00"N
018°16'59"E
Country
 Poland
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Rudyszwałd [ruˈdɨʂfau̯t] (German: Ruderswald) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Krzyżanowice, within Racibórz County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the Czech border. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of Krzyżanowice, 16 km (10 mi) south of Racibórz, and 62 km (39 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice. The village has an approximate population of 790. The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Rudolfwald debent esse XXIII) mansi. The name, Rudolph plus wald (German: a wood), indicates ethnically German settlement.
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