Pabianice

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Pabianice
Zamkowa Street
Zamkowa Street
Flag of Pabianice
Flag
Coat of arms of Pabianice
Coat of arms
Pabianice is located in Poland
Pabianice
Pabianice
Coordinates: 51°39′N 19°23′E / 51.650°N 19.383°E / 51.650; 19.383
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
County Pabianice County
Gmina Pabianice (urban gmina)
Established before 10th century
Town rights 1297
Government
 • Mayor Zbigniew Dychto
Area
 • Total 32.98 km2 (12.73 sq mi)
Highest elevation 203 m (666 ft)
Lowest elevation 174 m (571 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 68,550
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95-200
Area code(s) +48 42
Car plates EPA
Website http://www.um.pabianice.pl

Pabianice [pabʲaˈɲit͡sɛ] is a town in central Poland with 68 550 inhabitants (2010). Situated in the Łódź Voivodeship, it is the capital of Pabianice County. It lies about 10 kilometres (6 miles) southwest of Łódź and belongs to the metropolitan area of that city. It is the second largest city in the Łódź Voivodeship by population. The area of the city covers 32.9 square kilometres (12.7 sq mi) being the 9th largest in Łódź Voivodeship and 150th largest in Poland.

Pabianice Forest

According to data from 2009 [1] Pabianice covers 32.99 km2 (13 sq mi) with following split:

  • Agricultural land: 53%
  • Forests: 9%

City covers 6,70% of the Pabianice County.

Neighbour administrative districts: gmina Dobroń, gmina Ksawerów, miasto Łódź, gmina Pabianice, gmina Rzgów

Transportation[edit]

Planned S8 route to Warsaw

Pabianice has seen major infrastructural changes over the past few years amidst increased investment and economic growth. The city has a much improved infrastructure with new roads. Pabianice now has a good circular road system. Pabianice bypass (express road S14) opened in May 2012. However, parts of S8 are currently under construction and to be completed within 2012.

Near Pabianice there is an international airport: Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport (IATA: LCJ, ICAO: EPLL) located just 11 kilometres (7 miles) from the city centre.

Public transport in Pabianice includes buses, trams (streetcars), as of 2013 urban railway Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna [2] and regional rail PKP Przewozy Regionalne. The regional rail and light rail is operated by Polish State Railways (PKP). There are also some suburban bus lines run by private operators. Bus service covers the entire city. Currently, the Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacyjne (City Communicative Company) company runs line number 41 which connects Pabianice with Łódź City.

See also[edit]

Demography[edit]

According to source data from 2009[3] average income per capita was on the level of 1844,96 PLN.

Unemployment[edit]

According to source data from October 2011[4] average unemployment rate in Pabianice is on the level of 15,6%

Architecture[edit]

  1. Renesansowy kościół św. Mateusza
  2. Fortified manor house of kapituła krakowska
  3. Weaver houses (Domy tkaczy)
  4. "Krusche-Ender" cotton factory buildings
    Old, monumental, Neo-Gothic weaving mill of Krusche & Ender's.
  5. Old offices "Krusche-Ender" with "prządki" sculpture
  6. Old palace of Enders' family
  7. Evangelical Parrish Church of Sts. Peter and Paul's
  8. Neo-Gothic kościół Najświętszej Marii Panny
  9. Christian cemeteries
  10. Railway station
    Pabianice Railway Station
  11. Jewish Cemetery in Pabianice, Cmentarz żydowski w Pabianicach
  12. Synagoga (zniszczona | ruins)
  13. Neorenesansowa kaplica przy ul. Waryńskiego (w ruinie | ruins)
  14. Maria Konopnicka Special Education School Complex
Jewish cemetery in Pabianice

Quarters and administrative subdivisions[edit]

Centrum, Bugaj, Piaski, Stare Miasto, Karniszewice, Klimkowizna, Jutrzkowice, Wola Zaradzyńska Nowa, J. Salwy, Marii Konopnickiej, Jana Pawła II, Mikołaja Kopernika, Dąbrowa, Rypułtowice, Czyryczyn(daw.Sereczyn), Karolew.

Notable people[edit]

Sport[edit]

Club Sport Founded League Venue Head Coach
Language School Pabianice[5] Basketball 1946 First League MOSiR, ul. Grota-Roweckiego 3, Pabianice Edyta Koryzna
Włókniarz Pabianice Football 1946 Fourth League MOSiR, ul. Grota-Roweckiego 3, Pabianice Jacek Doliński
PTC Pabianice Football 1906 Łódzka Klasa Okręgowa Stadium, ul. Stefanii Sempołowskiej 6, Pabianice Leszek Józefiak

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Pabianice is twinned with:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Powierzchnia i ludność w przekroju terytorialnym w 2010 r.". www.stat.gov.pl (in Polish). Główny Urząd Statystyczny. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Wikipedia". www.wikipedia.org (in Polish). Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  3. ^ "Główny Urząd Statystyczny". www.stat.gov.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2011-12-20. 
  4. ^ "Wojewódzki Urząd Pracy". http://www.wup.lodz.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  5. ^ "PTK Pabianice". www.ptk.pabianice.com.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 5 November 2008. 
  6. ^ "Miasta partnerskie Pabianic". um.pabianice.pl (in Polish). Biuro Promocji Miasta. 4 May 2005. Retrieved 29 August 2008. 

Coordinates: 51°40′N 19°22′E / 51.667°N 19.367°E / 51.667; 19.367