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a city in southern Poland, in Katowice Województwo. Population, 99,800 (1977). The city is a coal-mining center in the Upper Silesian Coalfield. It also has balneological facilities.

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Saturday after a quake hit the Zofiowka coal mine in the town of Jastrzebie-Zdroj near Poland's border with the Czech Republic.
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