Karchowice

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Karchowice
Village
Coat of arms of Karchowice
Coat of arms
Karchowice is located in Poland
Karchowice
Karchowice
Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 18°40′58″E / 50.39417°N 18.68278°E / 50.39417; 18.68278
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Tarnowskie Góry
Gmina Zbrosławice
Population 308
Website http://www.karchowice.prv.pl

Karchowice [karxɔˈvit͡sɛ] (German: Karchowitz) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Zbrosławice, within Tarnowskie Góry County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-west of Zbrosławice, 15 km (9 mi) south-west of Tarnowskie Góry, and 28 km (17 mi) north-west of the regional capital Katowice.

The village has a population of 308.

Monuments[edit]

In Karchowice is located The Historic Waterworks Station ‘ZAWADA’ which is included in the Industrial Monuments Route of Silesia since the beginning of its existence. The Historic Waterworks Station ‘ZAWADA’ in Karchowice has been a landmark in the borough of Zbrosławice since 1895, when the first deep well was officially opened and started supplying drinking water to the residential parts of the western counties in the Upper Silesian Industrial Region including such cities as Zabrze, Bytom, Ruda Śląska,Gliwice and others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  1. The Historic Waterworks Station 'Zawada'

Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 18°40′58″E / 50.39417°N 18.68278°E / 50.39417; 18.68278