Rydułtowy

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Rydułtowy
Spoil tip in Rydułtowy
Spoil tip in Rydułtowy
Coat of arms of Rydułtowy
Coat of arms
Rydułtowy is located in Poland
Rydułtowy
Rydułtowy
Location of Rydułtowy in Poland
Coordinates: 50°3′30″N 18°25′0″E / 50.05833°N 18.41667°E / 50.05833; 18.41667Coordinates: 50°3′30″N 18°25′0″E / 50.05833°N 18.41667°E / 50.05833; 18.41667
Country Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyWodzisław
GminaRydułtowy (urban gmina)
First mentioned1228
Government
 • MayorMarcin Połomski
Area
 • Total15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total21,616
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Postal code
44-280
Websitehttp://www.rydultowy.pl

Rydułtowy [rɨduu̯ˈtɔvɨ] (German: Rydultau) is a town in southern Poland. It is in the Wodzisław County of the Silesian Voivodeship. Rydułtowy is in the south-western part of the Silesian Highland, on the Rybnik Plateau, in the Oświęcim-Racibórz Valley.

A mining town, Rydułtowy has been closely bound with the 200-year-old "Rydułtowy-Anna" coal mine.

History[edit]

Rydułtowy was first mentioned in documents from 1228. Rudolphi Willa is the name of the village in the Racibórz Principality, as shown in the books of the Wrocław Archbishop, dated from the 13th century.

Landmarks[edit]

  • Housing in the Charles's building settlement
  • Municipal Hospital buildings "Rydułtowy" ZOZ (health care service)
  • Penitential cross
  • Railway station
  • Rail tunnel
  • Scales building KWK "Rydułtowy" (coal mine)
  • St. Hyacinth's Church
  • St. George's Church

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Rydułtowy is twinned with:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-03-19.
  2. ^ "Miasta partnerskie". rydultowy.pl (in Polish). Rydułtowy. Retrieved 2020-03-19.

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