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Jastrzębie-Zdrój

Administration
Full nameJastrzębie-Zdrój
MottoJastrzębie-Zdrój - city of youth, work and peace
CountryPoland
VoivodeshipSilesian
Countycity county
Established13th century
Town rights1963
Government
MayorMarian Janecki
Geography
Total Area33 sq mi (85.44 km2)
Demography
Total Population92462 (31.12.2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)650000
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code44-330 to 44-335, 44-268
Area code+48 32
Car platesSJZ

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Jastrzębie-Zdrój c-plAUDPl-Jastrzębie-Zdrój.oggjas'tszembje-'zdruj is a city in south Poland with 92,462 inhabitants (31.12.2010). Its name comes from the Polish words jastrząb ("hawk") and zdrój ("spa" or "spring"). Until the 20th century it was a spa village situated in Upper Silesia. It was granted city rights in 1963. Jastrzębie-Zdrój is currently situated in the Silesian Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodeship (1975 1998). In the early 1980s, the city was one of main centers of workers' protests, which resulted in creation of Solidarity (see: Jastrzebie-Zdroj 1980 strikes).


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