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Rybnik





Rybnik is the name of the city in Poland. Rybnik is located in the southern part of Poland.
Rybnik also lies in the Silesian Province.Rybnik city is situated near the border of Czech Republic. The city lies about 290 kmaway from Warsaw( south).Rybnik is 100 km from Krakow ( west). According to the census report of 2003, Rybnik city is estimated to have 1,41,374 people.

In Poland,Rybnik is the 25th biggest city. The name of the city is derived from ' ryba', a Polish word, which means fish pond. It emphasizes the significance of fish farming in the economy of the city especially during the Middle Ages. The River Nacyna flows along theRybnik city.



Rybnik city has some attractive sites which includes:
  • The Neoclassic, New Town Hall of 1928
  • Clock tower ofOld Town Hall
  • The Neoclassic Old Town hall
  • 1887, the early district bureau building
  • St. Lawrence Church
  • 1736 Baroque estate house
  • St. Catherine Church
  • The early 13 th century Piast castle
Some of the important personalities who were the residents of Rybnik are as follows:
  • German politician, Otto Landsberg
  • Polish singer and model, Ewa Sonnet
  • Classical Music composer, Henryk Gorecki
  • Goalkeeper of the national team of Poland, Jerzy Dudek
In the tenth century, Rybnik was known as village dedicated to fishing. In the 18th century, Rybnik gained significance in coal mining. The city rights were granted to Rybnikin the year 1250. The postal code ofRybnik is 44-200 to 44-292.

Rybnik is an important city ofPoland.

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