Miasteczko Śląskie

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Miasteczko Śląskie
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Miasteczko Śląskie
Coat of arms
Miasteczko Śląskie is located in Poland
Miasteczko Śląskie
Miasteczko Śląskie
Coordinates: 50°29′N 18°54′E / 50.483°N 18.900°E / 50.483; 18.900
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo śląskie flag.svg Silesian
County Tarnowskie Góry
Gmina Miasteczko Śląskie (urban gmina)
Established 16th century
Government
 • Mayor Bronisław Drozdz
Area
 • Total 67.83 km2 (26.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 7,347
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40-001 to 40-999
Area code(s) +48 32
Car plates STA
Website http://www.miasteczko-slaskie.pl

Miasteczko Śląskie [mʲasˈtɛt͡ʂkɔ ˈɕlɔ̃skʲɛ] (German: Georgenberg) is a small town in Silesia in southern Poland, near Katowice. Borders on the Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union - metropolis with the population of 2 millions. Located in the Silesian Highlands.

It is situated in the Silesian Voivodeship since its formation in 1999, previously in Katowice Voivodeship, and before then, of the Autonomous Silesian Voivodeship. Miasteczko Śląskie is one of the towns of the 2,7 million conurbation - Katowice urban area and within a greater Silesian metropolitan area populated by about 5,294,000 people.[1] The population of the town is 7,347 (2008).[2]

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Coordinates: 50°29′N 18°54′E / 50.483°N 18.900°E / 50.483; 18.900