Radzionków

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Radzionków
Church of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary in Radzionków-Rojca
Church of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary in Radzionków-Rojca
Flag of Radzionków
Flag
Coat of arms of Radzionków
Coat of arms
Radzionków is located in Poland
Radzionków
Radzionków
Coordinates: 50°23′N 18°53′E / 50.383°N 18.883°E / 50.383; 18.883
Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Tarnowskie Góry
Gmina Radzionków (urban gmina)
Area
 • City 13.2 km2 (5.1 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • City 17,163
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
 • Urban 2,746,000
 • Metro 5,294,000
Postal code 41-922
Website http://www.radzionkow.pl

Radzionków ([raˈd͡ʑɔŋkuf]; German: Radzionkau) is a 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. In the years 1975-1997 it was a part of Bytom before it became a separate entity in 1998. Radzionków 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 17,163 (2008).[2]

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Coordinates: 50°23′N 18°53′E / 50.383°N 18.883°E / 50.383; 18.883