Rybnik, Poland

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city: 141,410

Land area

148 km2

Population density

949 inhabitants/km2

Rybnik is a city in southern Poland, in the Silesian Voivodeship. Rybnik grew as an important centre of coal mining and the seat of Rybnik county since 19th century. During People's Republic of Poland the city was projected to grow as a main mining centre of southern Poland.
The city of Rybnik has a population of about 141,410 (December 2010) and remains the only powiat grodzki (urban county) in Upper Silesia which population increases. The Rybnik area with its large coal mines and power plants is an important economic region of Poland, and visible center of music, with a famous Szafrankowie Brothers State School of Music and Philharmonic Orchestra.

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Kazimierz Berger

Email: rybnik.plkbergerztz
Political representative: Adam Fudali, Mayor of the City of Rybnik

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

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