Pszów Tourism, Poland

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Pszów [pʂuf] (German: Pschow) is a town in Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland, with 14,035 inhabitants (2004). It is located on Rybnik Plateau (Płaskowyż Rybnicki), in close vicinity to such cities, as Rybnik, Wodzisław Śląski, Racibórz, Radlin, Rydułtowy, Jastrzębie-Zdrój and Żory. With the area of 20.42 square kilometres (7.88 sq mi), between 1975 and 1994, Pszów was a district of Wodzisław Śląski. First mention of Pszów comes from 1265, when, called then Psov, it was granted Magdeburg rights. The first wooden church was built in the town in 1293. Across the centuries, Pszów shared the fate of Upper Silesia, belonging to Kingdom of Poland, Kingdom of Bohemia, Habsburg Monarchy, Kingdom of Prussia, and German Empire. Following the Silesian Uprisings, in 1922 Pszów became part of Second Polish Republic. Incorporated as a city in 1954, it now is a part of the Rybnik Coal Area. Coal Mine Rydułtowy-Anna is located on the territory of Pszów and Rydułtowy. Pszów has one sports club - Górnik Pszów, founded in 1924. It is most famous for boxers, such as Andrzej Biegalski, Bogdan Gajda (gold medal at 1977 European Amateur Boxing Championships), and Zbigniew Kicka (bronze medal at 1974 World Amateur Boxing Championships).


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Facts and Stats for Pszów*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pszów

    Know the pollution level of Pszów before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 70.83 (High)
    • Water Pollution 27.27 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.17 (Low)
  • Pszów: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pszów for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pszów.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.39 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.76 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.29 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.72 (Low)
    • Drug offense 36.11 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.06 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.39 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pszów - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pszów is 171.79 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.27 (High)
    • Climate Index 76.37 (High)
    • Pollution Index 59.35 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 13.86 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.35 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 87.32 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.48 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.72 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pszów

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pszów

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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