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 (kä′tə-vēt′sə, -tô-vē′tsĕ)
A city of southern Poland west-northwest of Kraków. Chartered in 1865, it is an important mining and industrial center.


(Polish katɔˈvitsɛ)
(Placename) an industrial city in S Poland. Pop: 2 914 000 (2005 est). Former name (1953–56): Stalinogrod


(ˌkɑ təˈvit sə, ˌkæt ə-)

a city in S Poland. 367,000.
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Noun1.Katowice - an industrial city of southern Poland
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
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Warsaw/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Polish City of Katowice's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'A-'.
Poland's Treasury Ministry has accepted a restructuring plan for Poland's largest steel works Huta Katowice (HK) presented by the Dutch-British Corus Group and Italy's Danieli group.
The Dutch-British Corus Group and the Italian Danieli group will be the principal foreign partners in the privatisation of Poland's largest steel works, Huta Katowice (HK), according to the terms of the privatisation plan presented by the HK Board.
Earlier this month, the Treasury Minister said Poland would choose strategic partners for Huta Sendzimira and Huta Katowice, Poland's two largest mills, within six months.

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