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Tychy
Flag of Tychy Coat of arms of Tychy
(Flag) (Coat of arms)
Motto: Tychy - a good place
Location of Tychy
Basic Information
Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
Powiat (County) Rada miasta Tychy
Gmina (Commune) Tychy
Urban Information
Population 132,600
Founded 1467
City rights 1951
Latitude
Longitude
50°08' N
18°59' E
Gmina Tychy
Type of commune -
Districts (No.) -
Area 82,63 km²
Agglomeration na
Density 1,608/km²
Area code +48 32
Car plates ST
Twin towns Cassino, Berlin-Marzahn, Huddinge
Economy and Traffic
Economy -
Highway -
Railway -
Next int. Airport Katowice International Airport
Administration
Mayor Andrzej Dziuba
Municipal Address -
Municipal Website

Tychy (pronounce: Image:Ltspkr.png ['tixi], German: Tichau) is a city in southern Poland with a population of 132,600. Situated in the Silesian Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodeship (1975-1998). Tychy is an important center of beer production (Tyskie beer) and automotive industry. Image File history File links POL_Tychy_flag. ... Image File history File links POL_Tychy_COA.svg‎ real name: Artur Jan FijaÅ‚kowski pl. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Image based on a contour map by [[User:Halibutt|User:Halibutt]]. File links The following pages link to this file: Tychy Categories: GFDL images ... In political geography and international politics a country is a geographical entity, a territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation. ... A Voivodship (also voivodeship, Romanian: Voievodat, Polish: Województwo, Serbian: Vojvodstvo or Vojvodina) was a feudal state in medieval Romania, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Serbia (see Vojvodina), ruled by a Voivod (voivode). ... Capital city Katowice Area 12,294 km² Population (2004)  - Density 4,830,000 392. ... A county (Polish: powiat, pronounced povyat; plural, powiaty) is the Polish third-level unit of administration, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture (NUTS-4 or rather LAU-1) in other countries. ... The municipality or commune (Polish: gmina, plural: gminy) is the principal unit (lowest level) of territorial division in Poland. ... Events October 29 - Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege Beginning of the Sengoku Period in Japan. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The municipality or commune (Polish: gmina, plural: gminy) is the principal unit (lowest level) of territorial division in Poland. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... In the study of human settlements, an agglomeration is an extended city or town area comprising the built-up area of a central place (usually a municipality) and any suburbs or adjacent satellite towns. ... In physics, Density is defined as mass m per unit volume V. Mathematically, it is expressed as where, in SI units: ρ (rho) is the density of the substance, measured in kg m-3 m is the mass of the substance, measured in kg v is the volume of the substance... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... // Introduction to this topic - includes background information for people living outside Poland Common to many countries - in fact there is a growing tendency to do so since the UK also began regionalising plates in 2002 - Poland has the region of registration of the vehicle encoded in the number plate. ... // This is a list of twin towns or sister cities – that is, pairs of towns or cities in different countries which have town twinning arrangements. ... Cassino is a comune in the province of Frosinone, Italy, at the southern end of the region of Lazio. ... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... Huddinge is one of the largest municipalities of Stockholm County, in central Sweden, 15 minutes south of the Capital by road or train. ... Main Article: Transport in Poland Polish motorway network as of September, 2006. ... // Airports with paved runways Main article: Airports in Poland with paved runways Airports with unpaved runways Main article: Airports in Poland with unpaved runways Highway strips Main article: Highway strips in Poland Although paved, these are not proper airports. ... Katowice International Airport (MiÄ™dzynarodowy Port Lotniczy Katowice-Pyrzowice) is an international airport located in Pyrzowice, north of Katowice (Metropolian Katowice) and the Upper Silesia agglomeration. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The purpose of this page is to lay out our policies for handling sounds, and give people some useful information for handling sound files. ... Capital city Katowice Area 12,294 km² Population (2004)  - Density 4,830,000 392. ... Katowice Voivodeship (Polish: województwo katowickie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in the years 1975-1998, superseded by the Silesian Voivodeship. ... Tyskie is a brand of beer from Poland. ...

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Location

Tychy is located about 20 km south of Katowice in the Upper Silesian Industry Area near the Vistula river. The city borders with Katowice in the north, Mikołów in the west, Bieruń Stary in the east and Kobiór in the south. Panorama of Katowice at night Katowice (pronunciation: [] (Czech: Katovice, German: Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the KÅ‚odnica and Rawa rivers. ... Silesian Region Katowice in 1905 The Upper Silesian Industry Area or Upper Silesian Industry Region (polish: GórnoÅ›lÄ…skie ZagÅ‚Ä™bie WÄ™glowe, GZW) is an urban area in Silesia, Poland centering around Katowice in Silesian Voivodship (previously capital of Katowice Voivodship). ... The Vistula (Polish: ) is the longest river in Poland. ... Panorama of Katowice at night Katowice (pronunciation: [] (Czech: Katovice, German: Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the KÅ‚odnica and Rawa rivers. ... Motto: None Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada miasta Mikołów Mayor Marek Balcer Area 18,07 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 38 700 na 2 142/km² Founded City rights 1222 1222 Latitude Longitude 50°10 N 18°54 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SMI Twin towns Beuningen...


History

First information about Tychy comes from 1467.


Origins of New Tychy

The "New City" was designated by Prezydium Rządu in 1950 and deliberately located near to Katowice with the intention that it wouldn't be self sustaining city. Tychy is the largest of the so-called "new towns" in Poland and was built from 1950 to 1985 to allow for urban expansion in the southeast of GOP. New Tychy were development to be 100,000 people town. In 2006 the population had reached 132,500. 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A new town, planned community or planned city is a city, town, or community that was designed from scratch, and grew up more or less following the plan. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ...


Design and planning of New Tychy was delegated to Kazimierz Wejchert and his wife Hanna Adamczewska-Wejchert.


Education

  • Nauczycielskie Kolegium Języków Obcych Teacher Training College of Foreign Languages NKJO Tychy
  • Wyższa Szkoła Zarządzania i Nauk Społecznych Higher School of Management and Social Sciences WSZiNS Tychy
  • Filia Politechniki Śląskiej
  • I LO im. Leona Kruczkowskiego
  • II LO im. Cypriana Kamila Norwida
  • III LO im. Stanisława Wyspiańskiego
  • IV LO im. Gustawa Morcinka (Zespół Szkół nr 1)
  • VI LO (Zespół Szkół nr 4)
  • V LO (Zespół Szkół Ekonomicznych)

Famous people born or live in Tychy


Krzysztof Oliwa (born April 12, 1973 in Tychy, Poland) is a former professional ice hockey player. ... Ryszard Henryk Riedel (September 7, 1956 in Chorzów - July 30, 1994 in Chorzów) – lead singer of the blues-rock band Dżem, one of the most charismatic artists in the history of Polish rock. ... Mariusz Czerkawski (b. ... August Karl Eduard Kiss German sculptor, born Pless/Paprotzah, Prussia on October 11, 1802 died in Berlin, Germany on March 24, 1865. ... Radosław Gilewicz (* May 8, 1971 in Chełm Śląski) is a Polish footballer. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Józef Krupiński Józef Krupiński (September 24, 1930 – September 1, 1998) was a Polish poet. ...

Silesian Voivodship

Cities: Bielsko-Biała | Bytom | Chorzów | Częstochowa | Dąbrowa Górnicza | Gliwice | Jastrzębie Zdrój | Jaworzno | Katowice | Mysłowice | Piekary Śląskie | Ruda Śląska | Rybnik | Siemianowice Śląskie | Sosnowiec | Świętochłowice | Tychy | Zabrze | Żory
Powiats: Będzin | Bielsko | Bieruń-Lędziny | Cieszyn | Częstochowa | Gliwice | Kłobuck | Lubliniec | Mikołów | Myszków | Pszczyna | Racibórz | Rybnik | Tarnowskie Góry | Wodzisław | Zawiercie | Żywiec Image File history File links ÅšlÄ…skie_herb. ... Silesian voivodship since 1999 Silesia or Silesian Voivodship(1) is an administrative region and local government unit in Poland, established in 1999 out of Katowice, CzÄ™tochowa and Bielsko-BiaÅ‚a voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999). ... Bielsko-BiaÅ‚a (pronounce: [[Media:Bielsko-Biala. ... Bytom ( ; German: ) is a city in southern Poland with 205,560 inhabitants (1999). ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government UrzÄ…d Miasta Chorzów Mayor Marek Kopel Area 33,5 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 117 430 - 2856/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 50°18 N 18°57 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SH Twin towns - Municipal Website Chorzów... CzÄ™stochowa ( , German: ) is a city in south Poland on the Warta River with 248,894 inhabitants (2004). ... DÄ…browa Górnicza (pronounce: [dɔ̃brÉ”vagurniʧa]) is a city in southern Poland with 140,000 inhabitants (1999) and a territory of 177 km², in a region called ZagÅ‚Ä™bie DÄ…browskie. ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 200,361 (December 31, 2004) - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SG Twin towns Bottrop, Dessau... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miasta Jastrzebie Zdrój Mayor Marian Janecki Area 88,4 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 102,294 - -/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 49°57 N 18°35 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SJZ Twin towns - Municipal Website Jastrzebie Zdroj Jastrz... Jaworzno is a town in southern Poland with 98,500 inhabitants (1995). ... Panorama of Katowice at night Katowice (pronunciation: [] (Czech: Katovice, German: Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the KÅ‚odnica and Rawa rivers. ... MysÅ‚owice (German Myslowitz) is a town in south Poland with 80,000 inhabitants (1995). ... Piekary ÅšlÄ…skie is a town in south Poland with 67,200 inhabitants (1995). ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Ruda ÅšlÄ…ska Mayor Andrzej Stania Area 77,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 149 000 - 1910/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 50°16 N 18°42 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SRS Twin towns - Municipal Website Ruda Åšl... Rybnik (pronounced: [ribnik]) is a city in southern Poland, in the Silesian Voivodship, close to the border with the Czech Republic, about 290 km south of the Polish capital Warsaw (Warszawa) and about 100 km west of Kraków, on the southern outskirts of the Upper Silesian industrial and metropolitan... Siemianowice ÅšlÄ…skie is a town in south Poland with 78,100 inhabitants (1995). ... Sielecki Castle Sosnowiec (pronounced: [sÉ”s:nÉ”vȋεʦ]) was the name of a city located in the south of Poland, in a tributary of the Wisla (Vistula) river. ... ÅšwiÄ™tochÅ‚owice (pronunciation: [ˌɕvjɔ̃tÉ”xwɔˈviʦɛ]) is a town in south Poland with 55,500 inhabitants (2005). ... Zabrze (pronounced: [zabʒε]; German: , from 1915-1945 Hindenburg) is a city in southern Poland with 194,041 inhabitants (2004). ... Å»ory (read:[:Zho-ree]) is a town in south Poland with 62,800 inhabitants (2004). ... BÄ™dzin County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Bielsko County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... BieruÅ„-LÄ™dziny County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Cieszyn Powiat (in Polish powiat cieszyÅ„ski) is an administrative district in Polands Silesian Voivodship. ... CzÄ™stochowa County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Gliwice County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... KÅ‚obuck County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Lubliniec County (in Polish powiat lubliniecki) is an administrative district in Polands Silesian Voivodship. ... Mikołów County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Myszków County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Pszczyna County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Racibórz County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Rybnik County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Tarnowskie Góry County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... WodzisÅ‚aw County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Zawiercie County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ... Å»ywiec County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Silesian Voivodeship. ...


Coordinates: 50°10′N 19°00′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Tychy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (274 words)
Tychy is an important center of beer production (Tyskie beer) and automotive industry.
Tychy is located about 20 km south of Katowice in the Upper Silesian Industrial Area near the Vistula river.
The "New City" was designated by Prezydium Rządu in 1950 and deliberately located near to Katowice with the intention that it wouldn't be self sustaining city.
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