Biecz

Name in English: 
Bech
Name in Ukrainian: 
Беч, Baych, Baytsh, Beytch
Name in Polish: 
Biecz
Name in German: 
Beitsch
Name in Russian: 
Беч
Name in Hebrew: 
בייטש
Historical-cultural region: 
Western Galicia
Coordinates: 
49°44' N, 21°15' E
Population Data: 
 year  Number of the whole population  Number of the Jewish population Percentage of the Jews 
 1880  2938  206  7%
 1890  3190  461  14.5%
 1921  3803  632  17.2%
 1939  4000  870  21%

Biecz in Pinkas Hakehillot

בייטש באתר המרכז למורשת יהדות פולין

Biecz on Virtual Shtetel

 

Biecz is a town in the Golice admistrative district in Western Galicia. It is 64miles ESE from Kraków. Biecz is one of the oldest towns in the region and mentioned first in the 12th Century.