Walbrzych


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Wałbrzych

(väl`bzhĭkh), Ger. Waldenburg, city (1992 est. pop. 141,300), Dolnośląskie prov., SW Poland. Coal mining, chemical production, metallurgy, and textile milling are the chief economic activity. The city's importance dates from the 19th-century industrialization of the Lower Silesian coal basin. Wałbrzych sustained great damage during World War II, after which it passed from Germany to Poland.

Walbrzych

 

a city in southwestern Poland. Located in Wroclaw Województwo (province), in the Sudeten Mountains. Population, 126,000 (1968). Railroad junction.

Walbrzych is the center of the Walbrzych (Lower Silesian) Coal Basin; it is the oldest in Europe, and coal has been mined there since the 14th century. Coking coal is also extracted, and the production of coke amounts to approximately 2 million tons per year. Walbrzych has a thermal electric power plant and heavy machine building (mining equipment), sulfuric-acid, glass, and porcelain-pottery industries. The mountain health resort of Szczawno-Zdrój is located near Walbrzych.

Wałbrzych

an industrial city in SW Poland. Pop.: 176 000 (2005 est.)
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His conference was hosted by Walbrzych regional authorities, who said they have officially registered his information and are seeking state funds for the exploration.
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Further studies and identification of present day rock mass surface movements in the Walbrzych Coal Basin requires periodic geodetic measurements of former mining grounds to collect necessary quantitative data.
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The subject of the order is the replacement of street lighting on selected streets in walbrzych carried out as part of the task entitled: "limiting low emissions by introducing sustainable urban and suburban mobility consisting in the construction of a interchange center walbrzych pl.
The order concerns the insurance of the walbrzych commune, The city of walbrzych on the rights of the county, The state treasury and organizational units (including cultural institutions) in the scope of property insurance, Civil liability and the consequences of accidents.
The subject of the order is construction work consisting in the construction of street lighting on selected streets in walbrzych realized within the framework of the investment task: "reducing low emissions by introducing sustainable urban and suburban mobility, Consisting in the construction of the walbrzych interchange center and the improvement of traffic management systems.
Ograniczenie niskiej emisji poprzez wprowadzenie zrwnowazonej mobilnosci miejskiej i podmiejskiej, polegajacej na wybudowaniu centrum przesiadkowego Walbrzych Plac na Rozdrozu oraz poprawie systemw zarzadzania ruchem i energooszczednym oswietleniu miejskim .
ograniczenie niskiej emisji poprzez wprowadzenie zrwnowazonej mobilnosci miejskiej i podmiejskiej polegajacej na wybudowaniu centrum przesiadkowego walbrzych dworzec kolejowy szczawienko .