Jaworzno, Poland

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Population

agglomeration: 5,294
city: 94

Land area

152 km2

Population density

618 inhabitants/km2


Jaworzno is a city in southern Poland, near Katowice. It lies in the Silesian Highlands, on the Przemsza river (a tributary of the Vistula). Jaworzno belongs to the historic province of Lesser Poland. The city is situated in the Silesian Voivodeship since its formation in 1999, previously (1975 - 1999) it was in Katowice Voivodeship. Jaworzno is one of the cities of the 2,7 million conurbation - Katowice urban area and within a greater Silesian metropolitan area populated by about 5,294,000 people.[1] Public transport is provided by PKM Jaworzno (Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacji Miejskiej w Jaworznie - public transport company in Jaworzno) not belonging to the KZK GOP. PKM Jaworzno was one of the first public transport companies in Poland which introduced the magnetic card called Jaworznicka Karta miejska (Jaworzno Urban Card) instead of paper tickets. Currently PKM Jaworzno is one of the most modern public transport companies in Poland.

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Krystyna Kotulska

Email: jaworzno.plkrystyna.kotulskaum
City website:http://www.um.jaworzno.pl
Political representative: Paweł Silbert, Mayor of Jaworzno

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

City of Jaworzno does not have SUMP, but is interested in developing and implementing the SUMP.

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