Sosnowiec [sɔsnɔvʲɛʦ] listen / i (German Sosnowiec) is a Polish city on the Black Przemsa in Silesia - around 10 km east of the regional capital Katowice (Katowice) and 65 km north-west of Krakow located in the eastern part of the Upper Silesian industrial region, as the center the historical region zagłębie dąbrowskie (German Dombrowaer brazier). Industries include. a. the metal and textile processing.