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Nikiszowiec - famous old district, see plase.

Nikiszowiec (German: Nikischschacht) a part of an administrative district Janw-Nikiszowiec of Katowice city.

Initially it was coal miners' settlement of Giesche mine built on the land of Gieschewald manor (Giszowiec) between 19081918 on the mining metallurgical concern initiative Georg von Giesches Erben.

On 9 May 1924, the liquidation of the manor occurred and Nikiszowiec together with Giszowiec were incorporated into Janw district.

In 1951 the district became a part of a new city Szopienice, however, this decision was voided in 1960, when both Szopienice and Nikiszowiec were incorporated to Katowice.

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