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Jaworzno






Jaworzno is a town and communication center in southern Poland with 96,600 people as estimated in 2006. Jaworzno lies in the Upper Silesian Industrial Region.

The town of Jaworzno is located in the eastern part of the Province of Silesia, between the regions of Upper Silesia and Little Poland. The first mention of Jaworzno happened to be in 13th century. The area originally belonged to the bishops of Cracow. After Austria's invasion over Malopolska at the end of the 17th century, several coal mines were escavated there. The population of Jaworzno is 96,600. Jaworzno is among the largest towns in Poland area wise; the area being 152.2 km². The town is not much compact rather some districts bulge out.

The districts of Jaworzno are:
  • Cezarówka
  • Jeziorki
  • Byczyna
  • Ciezkowice
  • Pieczyska
  • Dobra
  • Jelen
  • Dlugoszyn
  • Wesole Miasteczko
  • Dabrowa Narodowa
  • Sródmiescie
  • Wilkoszyn
  • Niedzieliska
  • Stare Miasto
  • Kozmin
  • Stara Huta
  • Szczakowa
  • Bory
The Housing-Estates ofJaworzno indirectly forms a huge business ground, some of the estates are:
  • Osiedle Chrzastówka
  • Osiedle Cegielnia
  • Osiedle Energetyków
  • Osiedle Awaryjne
  • Osiedle Gigant
  • Osiedle Gagarina
  • Osiedle Kosciuszki
  • Osiedle Kalinowa
  • Osiedle Górnicze
  • Osiedle Lubowiec
  • Osiedle Skalka
  • Osiedle Panska Góra
  • Osiedle Podleze
  • Osiedle Leopold
  • Osiedle Podwale
  • Osiedle Warpie
  • Osiedle Stale
The Tourist attractions places are:
  • History of Jaworzno Museum
  • Jewish cemetery
  • Sanctuary of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
  • Kolegiata ss. Adalbert of Prague and Catherine of Alexandria
  • Remnants of Central Labour Camp Jaworzno
  • Palace Jaworznicki
  • Curious triangular Market-Place
Jaworzno has many sporting opportunities leading up to European level and also provides ample of educational and cultural activities. The town's collection is The Show and Sports Hall called Hala Widowiskowo-Sportowa locally. It has a seating capacity of 2500 spectators. The Hallnot only hosts sporting events but caters to concerts and cul tural programmes.

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