Krapkowice [krapkɔˈvʲit͡sɛ] (listen) (German: Krappitz) is a town in southern Poland with 16,301 inhabitants (2019), situated in the Opole Voivodeship, straddling both banks of the Oder River at the point where it joins with the Osobłoga. It is the regional capital of Krapkowice County.
|• Mayor||Piotr Solloch|
|• Total||20.91 km2 (8.07 sq mi)|
|• Density||780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
47-300 and 47-303 for Otmęt district
Traditionally this Upper Silesian town was a centre for leather, paper and cement manufacturing. Today only the paper and leather industries remain. For example, in Krapkowice the toilet paper brand Mola is produced by a major job provider, Metsä.
Twin towns – sister cities
- ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June" . stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
- ^ Jewish Encyclopedia
- Official town webpage
- KRAPKOWICE.net - Portal of Krapkowice County (in Polish)
- KRAPKOWICE.NET.PL - Krapkowicki Weekly (in Polish)
- Jewish Community in Krapkowice on Virtual Shtetl
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