From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The map of the historic settlements in the area of Katowice The today's city of Katowice in Poland started as a conglomerate of a number of small farming and industrial village communities from the 13th century. Katowice itself was first mentioned under its present name as a village in the 16th century.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Katowice
Katowice is also second only to Warsaw in number of commuters coming from other municipalities to work in the city, at 113,830 commuting to work in Katowice. Unemployment rate in Katowice regularly ranks among the lowest in the country, and as of August 2020 it is the lowest in Poland at 1.5% (3,300 unemployed). 
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- 16th century – 1598 first official information
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Katowice (pronounce: [katɔ'vʲitsɛ], also known as Kattowitz in German) is a city in Poland. It is in the south of Poland in the historical region called Silesia on Kłodnica and Rawa river. It received city rights in 1865. Between 1954 and 1956 Katowice had the name Stalinogród - " Stalin City".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The map of the historic settlements in the area of Katowice The today's city of Katowice in Poland started as a conglomerate of a number of small farming and industrial village communities from the 13th century. Katowice itself was first mentioned under its present name as a village in the 16th century.
Katowice, pronunțat [katɔ'vʲitsɛ] (Kattowitz în germană), este capitala Voievodatului Silezia din Polonia. Are o populație de 329.600 locuitori (2002) și o suprafață de 164,6 km². Katowice a fost fondat în secolul XVI și a primit statut de oraș în 1865. Actualul primar al municipiului este Piotr Uszok.
- 276.499 locuitori
- 357 m.d.m.
- Ground transportation
Katowice Airport is an international airport, located in Pyrzowice, 30 km north of Katowice, Poland. The airport has the 4th-biggest annual passenger flow in Poland. Katowice Airport is the biggest Polish airport in terms of leisure traffic. It is also the second biggest airport in the country in terms of cargo traffic. It operates a variety of charter, regular and cargo flights. Long-haul flights are operated from Katowice to Cancún in Mexico, Malé in Maldives and to Puerto Plata as well...
The current location of Katowice Airport was initially used by German soldiers. In 1940, the Luftwaffe began construction of an airbase in the meadows around Pyrzowice. The Germans built three stone and concrete airstrips, with runway lengths varying from 1,000 to 1,500 meters, a
In 1991, Górnośląskie Towarzystwo Lotnicze was created. On 27 March 1993, the German carrier Lufthansa flew to Frankfurt Airport, thus inaugurating the first international service. Passenger Terminal B officially opened in 2007, followed by Terminal C, in 2015. Future ...
The airport features three passenger terminals A, B and C as well as a cargo terminal. Operations at terminal B, much bigger than A, started on 30 July 2007. Terminals are capable of handling about 8.0 million passengers annually. Terminal A handles all non-Schengen departure fli
The airport's concrete runway is 3200m by 45m, oriented 9 and 27, and can accommodate aircraft as large as Boeing 747 or Boeing 777, albeit not at MTOW. Heavy transports such as Antonov An-124 or An-225 have been noted to land there on occasions. The airport uses new generation I
The new ATC tower has been already built. It is the tallest ATC in Poland and in Eastern Europe, at 46 meters height.
The airport is accessible to/from Katowice and other cities of the region like Częstochowa, Kraków, Opole, Gliwice, Kielce, Oświęcim, Tychy via Expressway S1, national road 86, A4 motorway, national road 94, national road 78 and A1 motorway. The airport is also served by ...
Bus stops are next to Terminal C and Terminal B. They are about 10 metres from the terminal entrance.
There is currently no passenger rail link to the airport but the building of a railway between Katowice and the airport is being planned. There will be new railways from Siewierz and Tarnowskie Góry to Katowice International Airport.
Katowice historic train station was the main railway station of Katowice, in the Silesia region of what is now Poland. Built in 1859 and reconstructed and expanded several times, it was judged obsolete after World War II, and in 1972 decommissioned and replaced by the newly built Katowice railway station.
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