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Sosnowiec train station
Sosnowiec train station
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Country  Poland
Voivodeship  Silesian
County city county
Town rights 1902
 • City 91.06 km2 (35.16 sq mi)
250 m (820 ft)
 (31 December 2018)
 • City 202,036 Decrease (16th)
 • Urban
 • Metro
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
41-200 to 41-225
Area code(s) +48 32
Car plates SO

Sosnowiec is an industrial city county in the Dąbrowa Basin (Zagłębie Dąbrowskie) of southern Poland, in the Silesian Voivodeship , which is also part of the Silesian Metropolis municipal association. Located in the eastern part of the Upper Silesian Industrial Region, Sosnowiec is one of the cities of the Katowice urban area, which is a conurbation with the overall population of 2.7 million people; as well as the greater Upper Silesian metropolitan area populated by about 5.3 million people. The population of the city is 202,036 as of December 2018.

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