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see TeschenTeschen
, Czech Tĕšín, Pol. Cieszyn, former principality (c.850 sq mi/2,200 sq km), now divided between the Czech Republic and Poland. Teschen was its chief town.
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a city in Poland, in Bielsko-Biala Województwo, on the Olza (Olše) River, opposite the Czechoslovak city of Český Těšin. Population, 31,400 (1976). Industry includes metalworking, food processing, and the manufacture of knitwear, leather haberdashery, and electrical equipment.

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Also, working together with Cieszyn city authorities, PPG helped to create and organize the premiere Mur Art festival of murals, holding a contest for artists to submit ideas for the best mural showing the heritage, traditions or legends related to the Cieszyn area.
"Together with the city of Cieszyn, PPG is working to beautify and add color to areas visited by many residents and tourists," said Waldemar Gotebiewski, PPG plant manager at the Cieszyn industrial coatings facility.
PPG Industries has announced the completion of a Colorful Communities charitable-giving project near its paint-manufacturing plant in Cieszyn, Poland.