|Geographic location :||52 ° 35 ′ N , 15 ° 0 ′ E|
|Residents :||1400 (2006)|
|Postal code :||66-435|
|Telephone code :||(+48) 95|
|License plate :||FSU|
|Economy and Transport|
|Street :||Ext. 131 Nowiny Wielkie – Krzeszyce|
|Next international airport :||Berlin Schönefeld Airport|
Krzeszyce ( German Kriescht ) is a village in the powiat Sulęciński of the Lubusz Voivodeship in Poland . It is the seat of the rural community of the same name with 4744 inhabitants (as of June 30, 2019).
The name Kriescht is traced back to a knight named Crezislaus who lived there in the 12th century. Around 1354 Krissewis belonged to the Uchtenhagen family of Sonnenburg . In 1410, Margrave Jobst left the village of Kresuz to the Lebus diocese . In 1427 the village of Krisitz and Sonnenburg changed to the Order of St. John .
The Heinrich Canal was opened near Kriescht in 1772 . It was intended to accelerate the flow of water in the Warta during floods. In 1836/1840 the Wissmann Canal was built with the same goal. The National Highway 114 from Kiistrin according Schwerin (Wartheland) and further poses was renewed 1829/1834.
The rural community (gmina wiejska) Krzeszyce includes the village itself and 13 other villages with school boards.
A town partnership exists with the German town of Altlandsberg .
- Friedrich August Eduard Handtmann (1842–1912), German theologian and collector of sagas; was assistant preacher in town.
- Siegmund Wilhelm Wohlbrück: History of the former diocese of Lebus and the country of this taking. Third part. Naukische Buchhandlung, Berlin, 1832, p. 448 f., Online .
- Hans Steinborn: Kriescht. A village on the edge of the Warthebruch. Self-published, Gelsenkirchen, 1998.