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Intercambio do IES As Bizocas (San Vicente do Mar-O Grove) a través do e-twinning

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  1. 1. OUR TOWN DĄBROWA GÓRNICZA „ Bookworms traces”
  2. 2. History. <ul><li>It started to grow in the 19th century, after the discovery of coal near the city. The Huta Bankowa st il l works, and it is a n on going concern . It was built in Dabrowa Gornicza in 1834. The 1970s saw the construction of the Huta Katowice which is nowadays the biggest steel producing plant in Poland. Now it is divided into many small parts working on their own. In the 1990s all coal mines there were closed, because of lack of coal. But the oldest part of the town , Reden , still exists. </li></ul>„ Bookworms traces”
  3. 3. Etymology <ul><li>In the beginning the city area was covered by an Oak Forest. There were a lot of mines too . T he city was called Old Dąbrowa. After the year 1916 it was named Dąbrowa Górnicza(Oak Mine). </li></ul>„ Bookworms traces”
  4. 4. Urban Information. <ul><li>Population: 129 700 </li></ul><ul><li>City rights: 1916 </li></ul><ul><li>Latitude: 50°19' N </li></ul><ul><li>Longitude: 19°16' E </li></ul>„ Bookworms traces”
  5. 5. Famous people born in Dąbrowa Górnicza Janusz Gajos (born in 1939) is a Polish actor. Karol Adamiecki (1866 - 1933) was a Polish engineer, economist and management researcher. Sobiesław Zasada (born in 1930) is a Polish f a rmer, rally driver and businessman. „ Bookworms traces”
  6. 6. External links. <ul><li>Dabrowa Gornicza page for investors </li></ul><ul><li>Wirtual walk around Dabrowa Gornicza </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopaedia Britannica Dabrowa Gornicza </li></ul>„ Bookworms traces”
  7. 7. Photos.
  8. 8. The end. Thank you for your time.