Friday, January 2, 2009

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Żywiec

Town hall

Town hall





Coat of arms of Żywiec

Coat of arms



Żywiec (Poland)


Żywiec

Żywiec





Coordinates: 49°41′21″N 19°12′21″E / 49.68917, 19.20583
Country Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyŻywiec County
GminaŻywiec (urban gmina)
Government
 - MayorAntoni Paweł Szlagor
Area
 - Total50.57 km² (19.5 sq mi)
Highest elevation400 m (1,312 ft)
Lowest elevation344 m (1,129 ft)
Population (2006)
 - Total32,078
 - Density634.3/km² (1,642.9/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code34-300 to 34-330
Car platesSZY
Website: http://www.zywiec.pl

Żywiec [ˈʐɨvʲɛt​͡s] (German: Saybusch, Saubusch) is a town in south-central Poland with 32,078 inhabitants (2006). After being part of Bielsko-Biała Voivodeship from 1975 to 1998, it has been part of the Silesian Voivodeship since 1999 and includes one of the eight protected areas in Silesian Voivodeship, called Żywiec Landscape Park.








Contents







[edit] Economy


The city is famous for its Żywiec Brewery.



[edit] Education




[edit] Famous people



See also: Category:People from Żywiec




[edit] Twin town







Żywiec cathedral belltower



Coordinates: 49°41′N 19°12′E / 49.683, 19.2














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