'I live in the region which there are a lot of parks but the air is very polluted too.
The photos I took while walking my dog - fumes are visible from the factory.
It is situated in the northern part of Upper Silesian Coal Basin a home of altogether 5 million people
The Upper Silesian Industrial Region is located in the province of Upper Silesia and Zagłębie Dąbrowskie in southern Poland in a basin between the Vistula and Oder rivers.
Upper Silesian Industrial Region is an area with enormous concentration of industry. Dominates here:
- Mining industry (more than a dozen active coal mines,
- Iron and steel industry (more than a dozen active iron and nonferrous metals)
- Transport industry (example General Motors Manufacturing Poland and Fiat Auto Poland, Konstal, Bumar Łabędy)
- The energy industry (more than a dozen power plants and power plants)
- Mechanical engineering
- Chemical industry
It is easy to find job here but environment is not friendly to residents. As everywhere in the world they are pluses and minuses living here.