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Katowice



Introduction of Katowice
City in S Poland approximately 40 mi W of Kracow.Founded near the end of the 16th century, it was longa village before being chartered as a city in 1865.After World War I it was transferred from Germanyto Poland . In World War II it was occupied by theGermans from September 1939 until January 1945.Katowice is an educational and cultural center in amining and manufacturing region.City in S Poland approximately 40 mi W of Kracow.Founded near the end of the 16th century, it was longa village before being chartered as a city in 1865.After World War I it was transferred from Germanyto Poland . In World War II it was occupied by theGermans from September 1939 until January 1945.Katowice is an educational and cultural center in amining and manufacturing region.

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