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Gliwice

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Location

50o18' N   18o40' E

Silesian voivodeship

Gliwice poviat

Gliwice commune

Katowice region


General information

Elevation AMSL 225m

Area 134 km2

Population 199450

Area code 0-32

Car plates SG

Postal codes:
44-100, 44-102, 44-103, 44-105, 44-106, 44-107, 44-109, 44-113, 44-114, 44-117, 44-119, 44-121, 44-122, 44-141, 44-151


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Gliwice

 
  • Gliwice is situated in Śląskie Voivodeship (Silesian Province) in the southern part of Poland. Located on the Kłodnica River it is the westernmost city of the GOP (Upper Silesia Industrial Centre).

    The city is well known as an industrial centre, yet its history is obscure. Gliwice was first mentioned as a town in 1276.

    In the times of Mieszko IV Tanglefoot, the grandson of Boleslaus the Wrymouthed, the city belonged to the Duchy of Opole and Racibórz. In 1289, after the country was divided into five principalities, Gliwice became a separate duchy.

    In 1919, the Treaty of Versailles ordered a plebiscite in Upper Silesia to determine whether the territory should be a part of Germany or Poland. The majority of Gliwice citizens voted for staying in Germany; Poland received only 21% of votes. During the third Silesian Uprising, which broke in 1...

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Tourist attractions

 
  • Gliwice Music Theatre
    News, current shows (operas, musical comedies, musicals), theatre history, seating plan, photo gallery.
  • Museum in Gliwice Polish English German
    Comprehensive information on the Museum - Museum collections, events calendar, temporal and permanent as well as current and future exhibitions, concerts, newsletter.
  • New Art Theatre
    History and information about the theatre, repertoire.
  • Upper Silesian Narrow Gauge Railways Polish English German
    News, history, rolling stock, gallery and timetable.
  • Wooden Churches
    Historic wooden churches in Gliwice and the area.

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Discussion forum

 


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