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Krapkowice



Krapkowice [krapkɔˈvʲit͡sɛ] (About this soundlisten) (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.

Krapkowice
Market square
Flag of Krapkowice
Flag
Coat of arms of Krapkowice
Coat of arms
Coordinates:
Country Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyKrapkowice
GminaKrapkowice
Government
 • MayorPiotr Solloch
Area
 • Total20.91 km2 (8.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total16,301
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
47-300 and 47-303 for Otmęt district
Car platesOKR
Websitehttps://krapkowice.pl

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.

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Twin towns – sister cities

See twin towns of Gmina Krapkowice.


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