About Katowice

Katowice is a city in southwestern Poland, as well as the center of the Silesian Metropolis, a territorial entity operating on the principle of metropolitan municipality, with a population of 2 million.

Katowice is a center of science, culture, industry, business, trade exhibitions and transportation in Upper Silesia and southern Poland. It is the main city in the Upper Silesian Industrial Region. Katowice lies within an urban zone, with a population of 2,746,460 according to Eurostat, and also part of the wider Silesian metropolitan area, with a population of 5,294,000 according to the European Spatial