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The Gmina of Firlej
The gmina of Firlej has a population of 6500 and covers an area of
126.5 sq.km. There is a large area of forest in the west of the gmina,
but 8000 hectares are arable land, although the soil is poor. Through the
eastern and northern parts flow the river Wieprz, with its meadows and
GMINA OFFICE & Tourist Info.: Urząd (Urzad) Gminy, Rynek
1, 21-136 Firlej, pow. Lubartow, woj. Lubelskie. Tel: (+48 81) 857 80 01
A few buildings and a small scattering of farmsteads just to the east
of a large forest, with small woods in all other directions. The land is
arable and there are two streams. Firlej is 3km to the northwest. There
is a small hamlet by the same name some 2km to the north, in a clearing
in the large forest.
A string of houses along a lane on a small promontory above the Wieprz,
on the southwest side of the river. Just west of the village is a small
stream, which cuts around the south side and almost make an island of the
village. Just south of the village is a wood, and highway 19 is 700m to
A scattering of farmsteads in almost flat arable land about 1km southwest
of Sobolew. This settlement is partly in the gmina of Kamionka.
Czerwonka-Gozdów (Czerwonka Gozdow)
Houses and farmsteads on a lane almost parallel, and at a distance
of 600m to the west of, national highway 19. The land is arable and a stream
passes through the village. To the west and south, at a distance of 500m
are some woods.
Czerwonka-Mała (Czerwonka Mala)
A few buildings on a small lane, by a tiny wood, just 1km northwest
of Czerwonka Gozdow. A stream passes under the track just to the north
of this hamlet, by bridge.
Czerwonka-Poleśna (Czerwonka Polesna)
A small group of houses and farmsteads along a small track, on the
opposite side of the wood to Czerwonka-Gozdow.
This large village was first mentioned in 1557, its name coming from
the name of the family who established it. There was a strong handicraft
and craft tradition here and was famous for its pottery. However, the pottery
skills have been lost as the market for pottery ware decreased in the 20th
century. In 1839, when the estate was owned by Henryk Łubieński (Lubienski),
a factory of tools and agricultural equipment was started here, the first
in the Lublin region. Firlej lost its town rights in 1869, and was then
destroyed by retreating Russians in WW1. Firlej never recovered from this
until the 1960's, when people started to come here for lakeside holidays.
There are 2 large lakes, with lakeside houses situated among trees to be
CHURCH 1: Parafia rzymskokatolicka Przemienienia Pańskiego (Panskiego),
Kościelna (Koscielna) 5, Firlej, pow. Lubartow, woj. Lubelskie. This is
the parish church of Firlej parafia, Lubartow dekanat. This church is of
wooden construction and was built in 1880.
CHURCH 2: No data, possibly just a very small Catholic chapel.
Gac is a small gathering of farmsteads on the northwest border of the
area which is Kunow. The land is flat and arable, but there are wetlands
and 2 small lakes across the stream to the north.
A few buildings and farmsteads at the junction of several lanes and
tracks, surrounded by woods and about 1km to the south of Wolka Rozwadowska.
A few buildings on a small lane, with a stream running either side.
the land is arable and there are medium sized woods just to the east and
south. Czerwonka gozdow lies about 2km to the north.
A small scattering of farmsteads on the west side of national highway
19, between the highway and a medium sized coniferous wood.
Series of farmsteads along two converging tracks. The main part of
the village lies on the western bank of the Kunow lake, whilst the other
part lies along the northern edge of a large forest.
A house in a large forest near the western edge of the forest. On the
west side of the house is a string of long ponds.
A couple of houses deep in the forest, on the south side of a stream.
A village stretching 1km along a track parallel to highway 19 to the
west and the Wieprz to the east. It is built along the edge of the Wieprz
river flood plain. To the northwest is a small wood.
Łukowiec Kol. (Lukowiec Kol.)
A small gathering of buildings and farmsteads immediately northeast
of Lukowiec. There are streams either side, and the Wieprz river is only
500m to the east. The land is flat and arable, and there is a medium size
wood to the northwest.
A scattering of farmsteads and one small group of houses 1km east of
Sobolewski. There is a large forest 1km to the north and east.
This village consists of a series of adjacent farmsteads on the eastern
half of a country road that ceases at the eastern end of the village. At
the eastern end of the village is a church and a school. The eastern end
of the village is built in the meadows, whilst the western end is on slightly
higher land used for arable purposes. There are many little bridges here
over the several small streams. 1.5km to the south of the village is the
start of a large forest.
CHURCH: Rzymskokatolicka. This is part of Firlej parafia, Lubartow
A small scattering of farmsteads just north of a large forest and 1km
south of Nowy Antonin, in an area of Arable land.
A small scattering of farmsteads on the east side of national highway
19, 4km north of Firlej. the land is generally flat and arable, with a
medium sized deciduous wood to the north.
The central part of this village is built round 4 roads, which form
a square. To the south and north are areas with scattered farmsteads. To
the north is the Tysmienica river, and to the south is the Wieprz. The
land is gently undulating and arable, although changing into wetlands at
the northern and southern ends as the rivers are approached.
A small gathering of houses where a small country lane meets the north
bank of the river Wieprz. the land is flat and is meadow, but there is
some arable land to the west. This hamlet is 3km southeast from Suloszyn.
This is a village built along the country road route from Firlej to
Lubartow, far from the busy national road to the west. this village is
built on the edge of the Wieprz river wetlands. There is a meat factory
just to the southwest.
CHURCH: No data.
A few farmsteads almost completely enclosed by an arm of a large forest,
nearly 2km southwest of Nowy Antonin.
A largish village only some 1.5km northwest of Firlej. The village
is crescent shaped, with the northern point touching the river Wieprz.
the land is relatively flat and is used for arable purposes, but there
is a track to the east leading to meadows. At the northwestern extension
to the village is a bridge over the Wieprz.
A group of houses beside small lakes which once formed part of the
main course of the Tysmienica river. the land is arable, but close to the
north, west and south are areas of meadow and wetland. The Tysmienica flows
south at this point and joins the Wieprz just over 1km away.
Houses and farmsteads built around to intersections of lanes and tracks.
The land is arable and undulating. A couple of streams run through the
village, there is a medium sized wood not far to the east, and there is
a post office. The church is in the centre of this rather spread out settlement.
CHURCH: Rzymskokatolicka. Part of Rudno parafia, Michow dekanat.
CEMETERY: Soldiers graves from the 1863 January Uprising.
A scattering of farmsteads in gently undulating arable land on the
east side of the Minina river valley. There are a couple of streams and
a small wood to the northwest.
A group of houses and farmsteads on a north-south track. To the north
is a large forest and to the south is a small wood. The Minina river is
a couple of kilometres to the west over rolling arable land.
A few buildings on a track, the ones on the northern side are under
the eaves of a small wood. Further along the track to the west is a scattering
of farmsteads in open arable land.
Built on a country road that runs parallel to the Wieprz river, with
some buildings on a small side road down to the river. The land is flat
and there is a wetland wood immediately to the east. To the north of the
village proper is a scattering of farmsteads on an area of arable land.
Sułoszyn Kol. (Suloszyn Kol.)
Kol. Suloszyn is a gathering of farmsteads between Pozarow and Suloszyn.
The land is flat and arable, but just north of the village is a small area
of wetland. To the west is a small lake, once part of the course of the
A farmstead in the middle of a large forest, beside the only proper
road through the forest. Firlej is 5km to the east.
A village in two parts. One is stretched along the minor highway 19,
and the other along a parallel track 500m to the north. The main part is
built on the north bank of the Wieprz river. Both parts are located on
the flat land between the Wieprz to the south and the Tysmienica to the
Wólka Mieczysławska (Wolka Mieczyslawska)
A scattering of farmsteads on either side of a track in almost flat
arable land, 2km southeast of Sobolew. The track on which this settlement
lies goes from the Kamionka-Firley country road to Wola Mieczyslawska and
then Mieczyslawska, villages in Lubartow gmina.
Wólka Rozwadowska (Wolka Rozwadowska)
A scattering of farmsteads along about 3km of the meadows on the southern
bank of the Wieprz river. There is a small wood to the south. The centre
of the settled area is about 2km to the southwest of Wola Skromowska.
Some farmsteads on the north side of the country road to Nowy Antonin,
near the junction with national highway 19. The land is undulating and
Zagrody Łukowieckie (Zagrody Lukowieckie)
A small scattering of farmsteads on the east side of national highway
19, 3km north of Firlej. The land is generally flat and arable.
Postal/Zip Codes for Firlej Gmina
Czerwonka-Gozdów ( Czerwonka-Gozdow )
Czerwonka-Poleśna ( Czerwonka-Polesna )
Kunów ( Kunow )
Łukówiec ( Lukowiec )
Przypisówka ( Przypisowka )
Wólka Mieczysławska ( Wolka Mieczyslawska )
Zagrody Łukowieckie ( Zagrody Lukowieckie )
Map of the Gmina of Firlej
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