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Full nameZabrze
Countycity county
Establishedthirteenth century
Town rights1922
MayorMałgorzata Mańka-Szulik
Total Area31 sq mi (80.40 km2)
Total Population188122 (2009)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)2746000
Metro (pop.)5294000
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code41-800 to 41-820
Area code+48 32
Car platesSZ

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Zabrze c-plAUDPl-Zabrze.ogg'zabże (German: 1915-1945: Hindenburg O.S., full form: Hindenburg in Oberschlesien, 1905-1915: Zabrze, Silesian: Zobrze) is a city in Silesia in southern Poland, near Katowice. The west district of the Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union is a metropolis with a population of around 2 million. It is located in the Silesian Highlands, on the Bytomka river, a tributary of the Oder.

Zabrze is situated in the Silesian Voivodeship which was reformulated in 1999, previously it was in Katowice Voivodeship. It is one of the cities within the 2,7 million conurbation - Katowice urban area and in a greater Silesian metropolitan area populated by about 5,294,000 people. The population of Zabrze as of June 2009, is 188,122.

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