Zielona Góra

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Zielona Góra

(zhĕlô`nä go͞o`rä), Ger. Grünberg, city (1993 est. pop. 115,100), capital (with Gorzów) of Lubuskie prov., W Poland. It is a railroad junction and has lignite mines. Famous for its wines, the city also produces textiles, metals, and foodstuffs. Founded in the 13th cent., Zielona Góra became a prominent town on the trade route from Berlin to Upper Silesia. The city retains a 13th-century church and a 14th-century town hall.

Zielona Góra

 

a city in western Poland and the administrative center of Zielona Góra Województwo. Population, 73,200 (1970). Railroad junction. Major industries include machine building (diesel locomotives, railroad cars, electrical equipment, textile machinery, and steel structural components), the manufacture of wool cloth and furniture, and food-processing. An engineering institute was established here in 1965. Zielona Góra was founded in the 13th century.