Knurów Coal Mine


It was established in 1903 in Knurów on the initiative of Gustav von Velsen, a ministerial director at the Department of Mining in Berlin. At the end of World War II, 73 miners saved this mine from flooding planned by the Germans. In 2019, it was connected with the Szczygłowice Coal Mine.

An estimated 1,400 girls are not born every year in Armenia due to a rooted preference for male children. The son-bias combined with a lower birth rate, has led to an alarming number of sex-selective abortions. Community activities, various laws and television shows are addressing the issue - with positive results. But is the actual problem being tackled?