Presentation on theme: "Description of the region - Wielowies Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Katarzyna Lacna - CCE Bytom."— Presentation transcript:
Description of the region - Wielowies Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Katarzyna Lacna - CCE Bytom
Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Wielowies in numbers Population : 2006 - 6 500 Total area11 659 ha - 100% Agriculture area 7 605 ha - 65,23% Forests 3 279 ha - 28.05% Others 784 ha - 6,72%
Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Geographical Location Community of Wielowies is situated in the south-western part of Silesia near large cities: Gliwice – 28 km Tarnowskie góry – 20 km Zabrze – 30 km Bytom - 30 km Katowice - 50 km
Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Local context Community of Wielowies together with 21 other communities founded Union called Trias Opolski, which goal is to collect funds for the protection of the triassic water reservoir. It aims at reaching European Unions environment protection standards. Community of Wielowies is the owner of 5% of the shares of the Local Development Agency Agrotour. The Agency deals with sale of agricultural products in the area of Katowice City.
Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Local context Furthermore, the Community of Wielowies is owner of shares of GZE S.A Pyskowice and Local Development Agency Ltd in Gliwice district.
Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Sport & Leisure There are 3 sport (football) clubs in the area of Wielowies. Furthermore there is a charge fitness club.
Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Culture In the Community of Wielowies operates a Municipal Cultural Unit having clubs of different interests: computer, table tennis, music, dance, art. Besides, in order to encourage children to read, the local library organizes reading comprehension contests.
Saragossa 18-20.05.2006 Monuments & Tourist Attraction The greatest tourist attraction is nature reserve named Hubert. An important role of the Community play forests and interesting landscape, which encourage to active leisure.