Sosnowiec and the region

 

Sosnowiec is amongst one of the 14 large towns and cities  which lie within Silesian coal basin and industrial region and constitute part of the wider Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union .

Sosnowiec is the second city, after Katowice, with the largest population amounting to 200,000 people (among the cities that belong to the Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia).

The Upper Silesian metropolitan area houses cities and towns with the largest conurbations within the country. The key assets of the metropolitan area above all  is  the prime geographical location and undoubtedly, the best transport  infrastructure and network anywhere in the Poland  And contrary to  the fact that Upper Silesia is one of the most industrialised regions in the country it still offers extensive green belts, forests and many places worth visiting .