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Coat of arms of StrumieńAlternate names: Schwarzwasser [Ger], Strumeň [Czech]. This town and the seat of Gmina Strumień, Cieszyn powiat in southern Poland on the Wisła River in the Silesian Voivodeship since 1999 was previously part of the Bielsko-Biała Voivodeship (1975-1998). Located in the NE part of the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia, Strumien is the smallest town of Cieszyn Silesia and one of the smallest in Poland. In 1910 the town had 1,579 inhabitants, 1,513 of whom were permanent residents with 67 Jews (4.2%).  [July 2009]

Mr. Czwojdark (see Leszno) took us to a restored Jewish cemetery a short distance from Strumieno, about 20 km from Leszno. Source: Scott Clark; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [date?]

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