Zabrze


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Zabrze

(zäb`zhĕ), Ger. Hindenburg, city (1992 est. pop. 202,800), Śląskie prov., S Poland. It is a railway junction in the KatowiceKatowice
, Ger. Kattowitz, city (1993 est. pop. 366,200), capital of Śląskie prov., S Poland. One of the chief mining and industrial centers of Poland, it has industries producing heavy machinery and chemicals; mines in the region yield coal, iron, zinc, and
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 mining and industrial region. Local coal deposits form the basis of Zabrze's coke and chemical industries. Founded in the 13th cent., Zabrze passed to Prussia in 1742. The city was renamed in 1915 in honor of German Field Marshal von Hindenburg; its old name was restored when it was ceded to Poland in 1945.

Zabrze

 

a city in Poland, in Katowice Wojewodztwo. It is part of the Upper Silesian Conurbation. Population, 200,000 (1970). There are coal mines and a steam power plant. Major industries include coke production, metallurgy, heavy machine building (metallurgical and mining equipment, steel structural components, cranes), food processing, and glass making.

REFERENCE

Zabrze: Zarys roiwoju miasta. Katowice, 1967. (Bibliography, pp. 349-59.)

Zabrze

a city in SW Poland: a Prussian and German town from 1742 until 1945, when it passed to Poland; industrial centre in a coal-mining region. Pop.: 200 177 (1999 est.)
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