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Coat of arms of Pabianice
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Pabianice is located in Poland
Coordinates: 51°39′N 19°23′E / 51.650°N 19.383°E / 51.650; 19.383
Country Poland
CountyPabianice County
GminaPabianice (urban gmina)
Establishedbefore 10th century
Town rights1297
 • MayorGrzegorz Mackiewicz
 • Total32.99 km2 (12.74 sq mi)
Highest elevation
203 m (666 ft)
Lowest elevation
174 m (571 ft)
 • Total66,265
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code(s)+48 42
Car platesEPA

Pabianice [pabʲaˈɲit͡sɛ] is a town in central Poland with 66,265 inhabitants (2016).[1] 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 third largest city in the Łódź Voivodeship by population. The area of the city covers 32.9 square kilometres (12.7 sq mi) being the 10th largest in Łódź Voivodeship.

According to data from 2009[2] Pabianice covers 32.99 km2 (13 sq mi) with following split: agricultural land: 53%, forests: 9%. The city covers 6.70% of Pabianice County.

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


Planned S8 route to Warsaw
Church of Our Lady in Pabianice
Enders' Palace

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 commuter railway Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna [3] 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 Transport Company) company runs line number 41 which connects Pabianice with Łódź City.

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The population of Pabianice has been steadily decreasing. Between 2002 and 2016 it fell from 72,444 to 66,265 (a decrease of about 400 people every year).[4]


According to source data from 2009[5] average income per capita was on the level of 1844,96 PLN. According to source data from October 2011[6] average unemployment rate in Pabianice is on the level of 15,6%


Old, monumental, Neo-Gothic weaving mill of Krusche & Ender's.
Pabianice Railway Station
Jewish cemetery in Pabianice
  1. Renesansowy kościół św. Mateusza
  2. Fortified manor house of kapituła krakowska
  3. Weaver houses (Domy tkaczy)
  4. "Krusche-Ender" cotton factory buildings
  5. Old offices "Krusche-Ender" with "prządki" sculpture
  6. Old palace of Enders' family
  7. Lutheran Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
  8. Neo-Gothic kościół Najświętszej Marii Panny
  9. Christian cemeteries
  10. 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

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(formerly Sereczyn), Karolew.

Notable people[edit]


Club Sport Founded League Venue Head Coach
Language School Pabianice[7] Basketball 1946 First League MOSiR, ul. Grota-Roweckiego 3, Pabianice Sylwia Wlaźlak
Włókniarz Pabianice Football 1946 Łódzka Klasa Okręgowa MOSiR, ul. Grota-Roweckiego 3, Pabianice Jacek Włodarczewski
PTC Pabianice Football 1906 Łódzka Klasa Okręgowa Stadium, ul. Stefanii Sempołowskiej 6, Pabianice Jan Rykała

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Pabianice is twinned with:[8]


  1. ^ Population. Size and Structure and Vital Statistics in Poland by Territorial Division in 2016, as of December 31 (PDF). Warszawa: Główny Urząd Statystyczny. 2017. p. 115. ISSN 2451-2087.
  2. ^ "Powierzchnia i ludność w przekroju terytorialnym w 2010 r". (in Polish). Główny Urząd Statystyczny. Archived from the original on 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2010-08-20.
  3. ^ pl:Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna
  4. ^ Central Statistical Office (Poland): Demographics Database. (data for 2012-present)
  5. ^ "Główny Urząd Statystyczny". (in Polish). Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  6. ^ "Wojewódzki Urząd Pracy". (in Polish). Retrieved 2012-01-04.
  7. ^ "PTK Pabianice". (in Polish). Retrieved 5 November 2008.
  8. ^ "Miasta partnerskie Pabianic". (in Polish). Biuro Promocji Miasta. 4 May 2005. Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2008.

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