Geographia Polonica (1985) vol. 51

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Regional integration and the boundary effect in the Katowice region

Zbigniew Rykiel

Geographia Polonica (1985) vol. 51, pp. 323-333

Abstract

In this paper, the historical development of the Katowice region is outlined. The scope of the paper is to evidence how the regional development involved the transition from a border region through a bare-joint region towards an integrated region.

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Zbigniew Rykiel, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization • Polish Academy of Sciences ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 30, 00-927 Warszawa, Poland