Gliwice


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Gliwice

(glĭvē`tsĕ), Ger. Gleiwitz, city (1993 est. pop. 216,000), Śląskie prov., SW Poland. A coal-mining and steel-making center of the Katowice region, it also produces automobiles, machinery, and chemicals. Its busy port on the Gliwice Canal gives it access to the Baltic Sea via the Oder River. Chartered in 1276, Gliwice was ceded by Austria to Prussia in 1742 and returned to Poland after World War II.

Gliwice

 

a city in Poland, in Katowice Województwo. Population, 169,000 (1969). It is an important railroad junction and a river port on the Gliwice Canal. The city is the second most important manufacturing center of the Upper Silesian conurbation, with about 45,000 workers. Among the city’s industries are heavy machine-building, metallurgy, and chemicals. There is coal mining. The city has a polytechnical institute and metallurgical and other scientific research institutes. Gliwice has existed as a city since the end of the 13th century.

Gliwice

an industrial city in S Poland. Pop.: 212 164 (1999 est.)
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Jacek Pierzak, one of the archaeologists, said the skeletons found at a construction site near the town of Gliwice had their heads removed and placed atop their legs, a practice common in Slavic regions when the deceased were accused of vampirism, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday.
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We are operating on 2' shifts at the moment, and to have put that down our lines, it would have been incredibly difficult to build it, so it was always going to go to Gliwice.
Major organization : JEDNOSTKA WOJSKOWA 4217 GLIWICE
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Implementing agency : Miasto Gliwice, Wydzial ZamEwien Publicznych
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Contact point(s): Politechnika Slaska, Dzial ZamEwien Publicznych i Zaopatrzenia, 44-100 Gliwice, ul.
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