Turoszów Coal Basin

      coalfield in Dolnośląskie province, southwestern Poland, at the border of Poland with the Czech Republic and Germany. The Turoszów Coal Basin has an area of 52 square miles (135 square km), making it the largest lignite (brown coal) deposit in Lower Silesia. Two open-cast coal mines (Turów I and Turów II) and a thermoelectric power plant operate in the basin near the town of Bogatynia.

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  • Dolnośląskie — ▪ province, Poland Introduction Polish  Województwo Dolnośląskie        województwo (province), southwestern Poland. It was established in 1999 when the provinces of Poland were consolidated from 49 into 16. It is bordered by the provinces of… …   Universalium

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