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           Rajbrot is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Lipnica Murowana, within Bochnia County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately  18 km (11 mil) south of Bochnia, and 47 km (29 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków. The village has a population of 2,320.

          Etymology of this name comes from Deutsch.".  It  means: „das rot"- red, and „brot" – bread. This name was transformed in order to adapt to Latin language. It testifies to German origin of first people living there. Rajbrot is the Royal village.  Iron ore in XIV was used to produce church bells.

The Parish Church Of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Rajbrot dates from the 1511. According the tradition, the patron of the first church in the village in 1262 was St. Kinga.  The single-nave church constitutes a well preserved example of gothic wooden architecture. 

It has a polygonal chancel, a wider nave and a soaring shingled roof. The late-gothic portals in the nave are cut in ogee arches. The walls and ceiling are adorned with painting dating from 1879(with fragments from the  C16th-C17th) The early-baroque main altar exhibits a C17th representation of Our Lady, known for granting graces, along with sculptures of St. Stanislaw and St. Adalbert.

There is granary near the church. This granary comes from 18 century.


There are two military cemeteries from WW I that serve as resting places for almost 771 war dead. 

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