Commune Lasowice Wielkie is a rural administrative district in Kluczbork county, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the village of Lasowice Wielkie, which lies approximately 13 kilometres south of Kluczbork and 31 km north-east of the regional capital Opole. Coat of arms
The commune covers an area of 210.84 square kilometers, including 127.99 square kilometers of forests and 75.69 square kilometers of fields.
The commune contains the 13 villages and settlements of: Lasowice Wielkie Chocianowice Chudoba Ciarka Gronowice Jasienie Laskowice Lasowice Małe Oś Szumirad Trzebiszyn Tuły Wędrynia
The rivers: Odra, Bogacica and Budkowiczanka flow through our commune.
According to the 2009, total population is about 7216 people, including: -51,1% of women -49,9% of men
It shows other hour from each part. It was build in 1864. In our community most of people are catholic, but there is also a group of evangelicals.
This is an area of German minority. The German language is introduced as a supporting language.
Our commune is agricultural. There are arable lands, orchards, grasslands and pastures. There is not a significant industry. A lot of people go abroad to look for a job.
HISTORY The beginnings of settlement in this area date back in the XIII century. There were the first villages: Chocianowice (1213), Laskowice (1239), Lasowice Wielkie and Lasowice Małe (1292), and Chudoba (1297). XIV century – lands belonged to the prince Olesky 1532-1742 – dominion of the Habsburgs In the XVII and XVIII centuries natural disasters and epidemic plagued the population 1742 - Prussian dominion In the interwar period people were germanized, mainly in Laskowice 1945 – occupation of the land by Soviet Army
SCHOOLS The public primary school in Lasowice Wielkie The public primary school in Chudoba The public primary school in Laskowice The public primary school in Gronowice The public primary school in Jasienie The public primary school in Chocianowice The lower secondary school in Lasowice Wielkie The lower secondary school in Chocianowice
CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS Muncipal library in Lasowice Wielkie The House of Culture and Tolerance Sport field ORLIK Sport Fitness room Agrotouristics: - Eco-Land in Laskowice - Walotkownia in Chocianowice - H.H. Brzózka in Chocianowice Stobrava Landscape Park Nature Reserve Kamieniec Nature Reserve Smolnik Black Lake in Lasowice Małe
There are many monuments and interesting places to see in our community:
There have been many social and cultural events and entertainments in the commune. These can include: School sport competitions Sport and fire festivals Harvest festivals Moto-Picnic under the chestnut tree