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Mine shaft at the abandoned Concordia mine in Zabrze. – Photo by: anonymous, Zabrze —- concordia-zach, CC BY-SA 3.0


15 km NE, 34 km NE, 10 km V, 21 km SE, 21 km SE, 17 km NE, 11 km E, 42 km SV, 24 km E, 29 km SE, 13 km E, 20 km NE


170.263 (2013)

Location and history

Zabrze is located in the Katowice area of southern Poland between the cities of Gliwice and Bytom.
In 1234 Biskupice, a settlement of the present city, Zabrze, is mentioned for the first time’s, area. Around 1295, the place name Zabrze was mentioned for the first time. In 1790, hard-to-reach deposits of coal were discovered in the area. In 1922, the city gained market town rights.

Statue of Wincent Pstrowski (1904-1948), a miner who was a communist pattern worker in the Polish People's Republic. He worked in Zabrze and is buried there. – Picture of psfotografia from Pixabay

Tourist attractions

Selected attractions:

The city's attractions include:

Several historic industrial plants .

Surrounding Area

Katowice Area

Zabrze – with practical information for tourists

Eating Out:

Zabrze – with practical information for tourists

Other Internet sites and sources


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