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Katowice is the tenth largest city in Poland. It is also the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship. The city is one of the main industrial centres of Europe, but it is mostly the largest city in the industrial town of Upper Silesia, a conurbation of 3,487,000 inhabitants. [......]

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Nysa, a picturesque town located at Nyskie Lake at the foot of the Sudety Mountains, called "Silesian Rome" , due to its valuable monuments is one of the main tourist attractions of the Silesia region in Southern Poland.  It is also the capital of Nysa [......]