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Autostrada A1 (Poland)
S5 near Grudziądz
Grudziądz
(planned) S10 near Toruń A2 near Stryków S8 near Tuszyn S12 near Piotrków Trybunalski
Piotrków Trybunalski
(planned) S1 and S11 junction near Katowice International Airport
Katowice International Airport
in Pyrzowice A4 near GliwiceTo D1 border with Czech RepublicLocationMajor cities Gdańsk, Grudziądz, Toruń, Łódź, Piotrków Trybunalski, Częstochowa, GliwiceHighway systemNational roads in PolandA1 near Grudziądz, northern ( Gdańsk
Gdańsk
- Grudziądz) section.2005 photo of partially completed bridge over the Vistula
Vistula
river in Toruń- Czerniewice
Czerniewice
on the Torun bypass, with only one carriageway finished and pillars for the planned second one
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Salini Impregilo
Salini Impregilo S.p.A. (Italian pronunciation: [salìni impreˈɡìːlo]) is an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering business headquartered in Milan. The company was formally founded in 2014 as the result of the merger by incorporation of Salini into Impregilo. Salini Impregilo is the largest Italian engineering and general contractor group and a global player in the construction sector. The Group is active in over 50 countries of 5 continents (Africa, America, Asia, Europe Oceania) with 35,000 employees
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Věřňovice
 Věřňovice (help·info) (Polish:  Wierzniowice, German: Willmersdorf) is a village in Karviná District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It was a separate municipality but became administratively a part of Dolní Lutyně
Dolní Lutyně
in 1975. It lies on the border with Poland, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia. The Olza River
Olza River
flows through the village. Part of the river with its alluvium and surroundings is a unique environment with a fragile nature balance. In an otherwise industrialized and densely populated region, it is quite special, and hence is protected.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 Footnotes 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] The village was first mentioned in 1362 as Wernersdorf.[1][2] The name indicates ethnically German settlement
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Mszana
Mszana
Mszana
[ˈmʂana] (German: Mschanna) is a village in Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina
Gmina
Mszana.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-east of Wodzisław Śląski and 47 km (29 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice. The village has a population of 3,559. The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Msana debent esse triginta mansi.[2][3] References[edit]^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.  ^ Schulte, Wilhelm (1889). Codex Diplomaticus Silesiae T.14 Liber Fundationis Episcopatus Vratislaviensis (in German)
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Wodzisław Śląski
Wodzisław Śląski
Wodzisław Śląski
([vɔˈd͡ʑiswaf ˈɕlɔ̃ski]; German: Loslau, Latin: Vladislavia, Czech: Vladislav, Silesian: Władźisłůw) is a town in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland with 50,493 inhabitants (2007)
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Poland
Coordinates: 52°N 20°E / 52°N 20°E / 52; 20 Republic
Republic
of Poland Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
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Motorway
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated. Common English terms are freeway (in Australia, South Africa
South Africa
and parts of the United States
United States
and Canada), motorway (in the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand
New Zealand
and parts of Australia), expressway (in some parts of Canada, parts of the United States, and many Asian countries), and autoroute (in Québec, Canada). Other similar terms include Interstate and parkway
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Baltic Sea
The Baltic Sea
Sea
is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, northeast Germany, Poland, Russia
Russia
and the North and Central European Plain. The sea stretches from 53°N to 66°N latitude and from 10°E to 30°E longitude. A mediterranean sea of the Atlantic, with limited water exchange between the two bodies, the Baltic Sea
Sea
drains through the Danish islands into the Kattegat
Kattegat
by way of the straits of Øresund, the Great Belt, and the Little Belt
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Upper Silesian Industry Area
The Upper Silesian Industrial Region
Upper Silesian Industrial Region
(Polish: Górnośląski Okręg Przemysłowy, pronounced [gurnɔˈɕlɔ̃skʲi ˌɔkrɛŋk pʂɛmɨˈswɔvɨ], Polish abbreviation: GOP [gɔp]; German: Oberschlesisches Industriegebiet) is a large industrial region in Poland.[1] It lies mainly in the Silesian Voivodeship,[1] centered on Katowice. It is situated in the northern part of Upper Silesian Coal Basin
Upper Silesian Coal Basin
a home of altogether 5 million people (Silesian metropolitan area), the southwest border of the Rybnik Coal Area
Rybnik Coal Area
(Polish: Rybnicki Okręg Węglowy, ROW)[1] and west borders with the Ostrava urban area
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Katowice
Katowice
Katowice
(/ˌkætəˈviːtsə/; Polish pronunciation: [katɔˈvʲit͡sɛ] ( listen); Silesian: Katowicy, German: Kattowitz, officially Miasto Katowice) is a city in southern Poland, with a population of 297,197 as of 2017[update][1] and the center of the Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million. Throughout the mid-18th century, Katowice
Katowice
had developed into a village upon the discovery of rich coal reserves in the area. In 1742 the First Silesian War
First Silesian War
transferred Upper Silesia, including Katowice, to Prussia. Subsequently, from the second half of the 18th century, many German or Prussian craftsmen, merchants and artists began to settle in the region, which had been inhabited mostly by Poles
Poles
over the past hundreds of years. Simultaneously Silesia experienced the influx of the first Jewish settlers
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Gorzyczki (Silesian Voivodeship)
Gorzyczki [ɡɔˈʐɨt͡ʂki] is a village in Gmina
Gmina
Gorzyce, Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland. It has a population of 1,593 and lies near the border with the Czech Republic, 10 kilometers south from seat County- Wodzisław Śląski. It is close to where the A1 motorway crosses the border into the Czech Republic to/from Poland It was the location of the Polenlager 169, a Nazi concentration camp of Polenlager type, i.e., primarily for Poles. It held the deported Poles
Poles
who didn't sign a volkslist
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Wodzisław County
Wodzisław County
Wodzisław County
(Polish: powiat wodzisławski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland, on the Czech border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Wodzisław Śląski, which lies 49 kilometres (30 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice. The county contains three other towns: Rydułtowy, 7 km (4 mi) north of Wodzisław Śląski, Radlin, 4 km (2 mi) north-east of Wodzisław Śląski, and Pszów, 7 km (4 mi) north-west of Wodzisław Śląski. The county covers an area of 286.92 square kilometres (110.8 sq mi)
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Karviná District
Karviná
Karviná
District (Czech: Okres Karviná, Polish: Powiat Karwina) is a district (okres) within the Moravian-Silesian Region
Moravian-Silesian Region
of the Czech Republic. Its administrative center is the city of Karviná. It was created by 1960 reform of administrative divisions in the area of former Fryštát
Fryštát
District
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Expressway S6 (Poland)
S11 near Kołobrzeg
Kołobrzeg
(planned) S7 near Gdańsk
Gdańsk
(under construction)To A1 south of GdańskLocationMajor cities Szczecin, Gdynia, GdańskHighway systemNational roads in PolandExpressway S6 (in Polish droga ekspresowa S6) is a major road in Poland
Poland
which has been planned to run from the A6 autostrada in Szczecin, though Goleniów
Goleniów
in West Pomerania to Gdańsk
Gdańsk
parallel to the Baltic coast, forming the main connection between Gdańsk
Gdańsk
and Szczecin.Obwodnica TrójmiejskaAt present, the only significant section of S6 that has been built is the Obwodnica Trójmiejska
Obwodnica Trójmiejska
(Tricity Bypass) from Gdańsk
Gdańsk
to Gdynia, which is 38.6 km (24.0 mi) long
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Jarosław Kaczyński
Jarosław Aleksander Kaczyński (Polish pronunciation: [jaˈrɔswaf kaˈʈ͡ʂɨɲskʲi] ( listen); born 18 June 1949) is a Polish politician and lawyer, and the current leader of the Law and Justice party (PiS by its Polish acronym), which he co-founded in 2001 with his identical twin brother, late Polish President Lech Kaczyński[1][2] Running for PiS, he served as Prime Minister of Poland
Poland
from July 2006 to November 2007. After the 2007 electoral defeat of PiS, Kaczyński was the main leader of the opposition to Civic Platform's governments. He ran against then acting President Bronisław Komorowski
Bronisław Komorowski
in the Polish presidential election on 20 June 2010,[3] which was called following the death of Lech Kaczyński
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Bełk, Silesian Voivodeship
Bełk [bɛu̯k] (German: Belk) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina
Gmina
Czerwionka-Leszczyny, within Rybnik
Rybnik
County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) so
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