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ˌkɑ təˈvit sə, ˌkæt ə-ka·tow·ice

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  1. Katowicenoun

    an industrial city of southern Poland


  1. Katowice

    Katowice (UK: KAT-ə-VEET-sə, US: KAHT-, Polish: [katɔˈvitsɛ] (listen); Silesian: Katowicy; German: Kattowitz, Yiddish: קאַטעוויץ, romanized: Kattevitz) is the capital city of the Silesian Voivodeship in southern Poland and the central city of the Upper Silesian metropolitan area. It is the 11th most populous city in Poland, while its urban area is the most populous in the country and one of the most populous in the European Union. Katowice has a population of 286,960 according to a 31 December 2021 estimate. Katowice is a central part of the Metropolis GZM, with a population of 2.3 million, and a part of a larger Upper Silesian metropolitan area that extends into the Czech Republic and has a population of 5-5.3 million people.Throughout the mid-18th century, Katowice developed into a village following the discovery of rich coal reserves in the area. In the first half of the 19th century, intensive industrialization transformed local mills and farms into industrial steelworks, mines, foundries and artisan workshops. The city has since reshaped its economy from a heavy industry-based one to professional services, education and healthcare. The entire metropolitan area is the 16th most economically powerful city by GDP in the European Union with an output amounting to $114.5 billion. Katowice has been classified as a Gamma - global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network and is a centre of commerce, business, transportation, and culture in southern Poland, with numerous public companies headquartered in the city or in its suburbs including energy group Tauron and metal industry corporation Fasing, important cultural institutions such as Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, award-winning music festivals such as Off Festival and Tauron New Music, and transportation infrastructure such as Katowice Korfanty Airport. It also hosts the finals of Intel Extreme Masters, an Esports video game tournament. Katowice is also home to several institutions of higher learning, notably the University of Silesia, the Silesian University of Technology and the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music.


  1. katowice

    Katowice is a city in southern Poland, the capital city of the Silesian Region, and the center of the Upper Silesia and Dąbrowa Basin Metropolis. Known for its thriving arts scene and rich cultural heritage, it is a major industrial and commercial hub, as well as an important transportation node with several highways and railway connections. It hosts numerous events and festivals and is home to various architectural styles, including modernism and constructivism.


  1. Katowice

    Katowice is a city in Silesia in southern Poland, on the Kłodnica and Rawa rivers. Katowice is located in the Silesian Highlands, about 50 km north of the Silesian Beskids and about 100 km southeast of the Sudetes Mountains. It is the central district of the Upper Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million to 3.5 million. Katowice is the center of science, culture, industry, business and transportation in southern Poland. It is the main city in the Upper Silesian Industrial Region and of the 2.7 million conurbation, the Katowice urban area, within a Silesian metropolitan area populated by 4,676,983 people. Katowice has been the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship since its formation in 1999. Previously, it was the capital of the Katowice Voivodeship; before then, of the Silesian Voivodeship, and before then Province of Upper Silesia in Germany.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of katowice in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of katowice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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