Explore what kind of raw materials are mined in different European countries

(metals and industrial minerals)


Cloth Hall Kraków

In the 15th century the Cloth Hall in Kraków was a centre of international trade. Lead, salt and textiles were important export products of Poland, while spices, leather and silk were imported.


The Wieliczka salt mine, close to the city of Kraków, produced salt continuously from its opening in the 13th century until 2007. The mine has a depth of 327 and extends for 287km.