Bzinitz (Polish Bzinica Stara ) is a town in Upper Silesia. Bzinitz located in the municipality Guttentag in powiat Oleski in Polish Opole Voivodeship.
Bzinitz is located five kilometers south of the parish seat Guttentag, 21 kilometers south of the county town of Olesno (Rosenberg OS) and 38 kilometers east of the voivodship Opole.
In the plebiscite in Upper Silesia on March 20, 1921 154 voters voted to remain in Germany and 112 for Poland. Bzinitz remained with the German Reich. 1933 lived 472 inhabitants in the village. On July 22, 1936, the town was renamed in Erzweiler ( Upper Silesia ). 1939, the place had 504 inhabitants. By 1945, the place was in the district of Praise ( in the meantime in the district Guttentag ).
In 1945 the previously German place under Polish administration and renamed Stara Bzinica and joined the Silesian Voivodeship. In 1950, the city came to Opole Voivodeship. From 1975 to 1998, was the place in the Province of Czestochowa. In 1999 the place for Opole Voivodeship and powiat Oleski. 2007, the town was renamed in Bzinica Stara. On 4 July 2008, the City also received the official German place names Bzinitz.