Images of and information on Makowice in Poland
Makowice (former: Mogwitz, Breitenfeld) is a small village in the Skoroszyce area of the province of Opole, in the south-west of Poland.
Good to know:
- In late 14th century documents Makowice is referred to as Mocowitz and Makowitz.
- In 1936 Makowice as it has been known since 1945, was renamed Breitenfeld, having been called Mogwitz, until then. This renaming was an attempt to present a thoroughly German image for the village, which had always had something of a mixed Polish / German ethnic makeup.
You might also be interested to know:
- in 1939 Makowice had a population of 873.
- Around 500 people currently live in Makowice.