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Rzechta, Łódź Voivodeship

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Country  Poland
Gmina  Gmina Sieradz
Voivodeship  Łódź Voivodeship
County  Sieradz
Local time  Saturday 5:24 PM
Rzechta, Łódź Voivodeship
Weather  8°C, Wind NW at 23 km/h, 56% Humidity

Rzechta [ˈʐɛxta] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Sieradz, within Sieradz County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) east of Sieradz and 48 km (30 mi) south-west of the regional capital Łódź.

Map of Rzechta, Poland

Rzechta is the location of the annual two-day celebrations of Świt Plinzy (Plinza dawn) holiday devoted to – among other things – the traditional potato pancake cookery. The pancakes, known as placki ziemniaczane in Polish have a long history in Poland, with recipes dating back to the 17th-century Catholic monasteries. The largest potato pancake (possibly in the world) measuring 2 meters and 2 centimeters was made during the Rzechta festival in 2011 (see photo). The tongue-in-cheek games in Rzechta include the throwing of bad potato pancake, with the record of 29 meters.


Rzechta, Łódź Voivodeship Wikipedia

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