Czarnowąsy, Polish Czarnowąsy, an Upper Silesian village in powiat Opolski the Polish Opole Voivodeship, the country of the town of Gross Döbern ( Dobrzeń Wielki ) is heard.


Czarnowąsy is located seven kilometers south-east of the parish seat United Döbern and seven kilometers north-west of the county town of Opole and voivodship.

Neighboring towns of Czarnowąsy are in the northwest Borrek ( Borki ), in the north Horst ( Świerkle ), to the east and south Biadacz the Opole district Wroblin (woman village).


The first mention of Dobren ( United Döbern ) and Charnovanz falls in the year 1228, in connection with the relocation of Norbertinerinnenklosters of Rybnik after Czarnowąsy by the Opole Duke Casimir I Casimir While the places and small Döbern Czarnowąsy handed the monastery remained large Döbern ducal possession.

In the plebiscite in Upper Silesia on March 20, 1921 779 voters voted to remain in Germany and 376 for Poland, in Gutsbezirk Czarnowąsy 58 people voted for Germany and Poland for four. Czarnowąsy remained with the German Reich. 1933 lived 2676 inhabitants in the town. On August 10, 1936, the town was renamed in Kloster Bruck. 1939, the place had 3528 inhabitants. By 1945, the place was in the district of Opole.

In 1945 the previously German place under Polish administration and renamed Czarnowąsy and joined the Silesian Voivodeship. In 1950, the city came to Opole Voivodeship. In 1999 the place to re-founded powiat Opolski. On 22 April 2009 the Czarnowąsy was in the village of Great Döbern, belongs, introduced German as a second official language on 1 December 2009 was the place in addition to the official German names Czarnowąsy.


In addition to the built in its present form in the Baroque monastery with church, was in place the shot wooden church of St. Anna from the 17th century, which burned in 2005 and was rebuilt by 2007 - but simply as verschindelter stone.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Franz Wosnitza (1902-1979), priest, 1942-1945 Vicar General in Katowice, promoter of German - Polish reconciliation
  • Sylvia Kollek (* 1970), German Marketing Manager
  • Norbert Rasch ( * 1971 ), German politician and musician, leader of the Social - Cultural Association of Germans in Opole Silesia
  • Sebastian Bieniek (* 1975), German film director, artist and author