Maków is situated above the river Cyna, north from Pietrowice Wielke – 10 km from Ratiborz. It was originated about 1222, when Maków was in possession of the count Werner, who was a palathin (a high state dignitary, specially in Hungary) of prince Kazimir from Opole. Until 1565 Maków had been included Ratiborz by rights, in 1565 to 1575 it was included Opava. In the village you can find a church of St. John the Baptist.