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About Katowice

Katowice is the capital city of Upper Silesia region and Silesian Voivodeship. The agglomeration has around 2.2 million inhabitants and the population of the city itself is around 300 thousand. Its development in the past was mainly based on the heavy industry such as mining and steelworks. Nowadays the size of heavy industry has significantly decreased as the city moves towards technology based business.