Chałupki, Zawiercie County

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Chałupki
Village
Chałupki is located in Poland
Chałupki
Chałupki
Coordinates: 50°37′19″N 19°51′53″E / 50.62194°N 19.86472°E / 50.62194; 19.86472
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Zawiercie
Gmina Szczekociny

Chałupki [xaˈwupki] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Szczekociny, within Zawiercie County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) south-east of Szczekociny, 35 km (22 mi) north-east of Zawiercie, and 74 km (46 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice.

Train crash[edit]

On March 3, 2012 a train crash took place in Chałupki, when two passenger trains collided head-on. 16 passengers were killed. The incident provoked condolences from the leaders of a number of European countries.

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Coordinates: 50°37′19″N 19°51′53″E / 50.62194°N 19.86472°E / 50.62194; 19.86472