Godów, Silesian Voivodeship

Godów [ˈɡɔduf] (German: Godow) is a village and the seat of Gmina Godów, Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It lies near the border with the Czech Republic. The Olza River (German: Olsa) flows through the village's southern outskirts.

Godów
Village
Saint Joseph Church
Flag of Godów
Flag
Coat of arms of Godów
Coat of arms
Godów is located in Poland
Godów
Godów
Coordinates: 49°55′30″N 18°28′42″E / 49.92500°N 18.47833°E / 49.92500; 18.47833
CountryPoland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyWodzisław
GminaGodów
Government
 • MayorHenryk Olejok
Area
11.56 km2 (4.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
3,280
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
44-340
Car platesSWD
Websitehttp://www.godow.pl

Although it does not lie within the historical borders of Cieszyn Silesia, it is a part of Euroregion Cieszyn Silesia.

Well-known Polish actor Franciszek Pieczka was born here.

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Coordinates: 49°55′30″N 18°28′42″E / 49.92500°N 18.47833°E / 49.92500; 18.47833