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Dabrowa Gornicza





Dabrowa Gornicza is situated in the southern part of Poland and lies in the Slaskie province. Lying on the river Czarna Przemsza, it is one of the most important Poland cities.
Also known by the name of Dombrowa, is located at latitude of 50° 19' 60N and longitude of 19°11' 60E. Its altitude from the sea level is 944 feet. The city of Dabrowa Gornicza has a time zone of UTC+1(+2DT).

Dabrowa Gornicza was a part of Prussia in the year 1795. It then became a part of Russia in the year 1815 and then came back to Poland in 1919.

Some of the most important cities near Dabrowa Gornicza are Jozefow in the west, Podlosie and Pieklo in the north, Golonog, Leknice and Laski in the East and Zagorze, Klimontow and Kazimierz in the South. The airports in Dabrowa Gornicza include the following:
  • MUCHOWIEC and the PYRZOWICE in the city of Katowice
  • RUDNIKI in the city of Czestochowa
  • BALICE in the city of Krakow
The city started flourishing with the advent of coal mining. The city of Dabrowa Gornicza was the mining capital of the country with its advanced mining and metallurgical research center in the nineteenth century. The chief economic activities in Dabrowa Gornicza are coal mining and steel production. It was also home to the first Polish mining school, which was established in the year 1889.

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