Racibórz

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Racibórz
Municipal office biggin
Municipal office biggin
Coat of airms o Racibórz
Coat airms
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Coordinates: 50°5′N 18°14′E / 50.083°N 18.233°E / 50.083; 18.233
Kintra Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CoontyRacibórz Coonty
GminaRacibórz (urban gmina)
Established12t century
Ceety richts1217
Govrenment
 • MayorMirosław Lenk
Area
 • City74.96 km2 (28.94 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • City57,352
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
115 164
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
47-400 tae 47-445
Area code(s)+48 32
Caur platesSRC
Websitehttp://www.raciborz.pl

Racibórz [raˈt͡ɕibuʂ] (German: Ratibor, Czech: Ratiboř) is a toun in soothren Poland wi 60,218 indwallers (2006) situatit in the Silesian Voivodeship (syne 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the caipital o Racibórz Coonty.

The name Racibórz is of Slavic origin an comes frae the name o Duke Racibor, the ceety's foonder.

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Racibórz is twinned wi:

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