Katowice /ˌkætəˈvtsə/ (Pols: [katɔˈvit͡sɛ] ( listen); German: Kattowitz, Silesian: Katowicy, offeecially Miasto Katowice - Ceety o Katowice). Katowice is a ceety o 307,233 in soothwastren Poland, an the centre o the Silesian Metropolis, a territorial entity operatin on the principle o metropolitan municipality wi a combined population o 2 million.[1]

Katowice
Śródmieście, Katowice.pngAltus i okolice.JPG
Katowice - Silesian Museum 01.jpgArchikatedra Chrystusa Króla ul. Plebiscytowa Katowice.jpg
Katowice - Silesian Theatre 01.jpgKatowice Spodek- Nowa elewacja.jpg
Left tae richt: Skyscrapers in ceety center • Panorama o Miasto Katowice •
Silesian Museum • Archcathedral • Silesian Theatre • Spodek
Skyscrapers in Katowice
Banner o Katowice
Banner
Coat o airms o Katowice
Coat o airms
Katowice is locatit in Poland
Katowice
Katowice
Coordinates: 50°15′N 19°0′E / 50.250°N 19.000°E / 50.250; 19.000
Kintra Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo śląskie flag.svg Silesian
Coontycity coonty
Established16t century - 1598 first offeecial information
Ceety richts1865
Govrenment
 • MayorPiotr Uszok
Area
 • City164.67 km2 (63.58 sq mi)
Highest elevation
352 m (1,155 ft)
Lawest elevation
266 m (873 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Ceety307,233
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,746,000
 • Metro
4,620,624
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40-001 to 40-999
Aurie code(s)+48 32
Caur platesSK
Wabsteidhttp://www.katowice.eu

Twin touns—Sister ceetiesEedit

Katowice is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. million "Aglomeracja śląska w liczbach - Podmioty gospodarki narodowej - Powierzchnia i ludność" - GUS, 2008
  2. "Partnerstädte". Retrieved 2009-06-22.
  3. "Groningen - Partner Cities". © 2008 Gemeente Groningen, Kreupelstraat 1,9712 HW Groningen. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  4. "Twin cities of the City of Kosice". Magistrát mesta Košice, Tr. Retrieved 2013-07-27.
  5. "Mobile's Sister Cities". City of Mobile. Retrieved 2009-11-26.

Coordinates: 50°16′N 19°01′E / 50.267°N 19.017°E / 50.267; 19.017