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  Knowledge King - Elblag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city of Elblag was founded in 1237 by German tradesmen near the ruins of the Prussian fortress and trading settlement of Truso, on the ancient Amber Road in Pomesania.
Elblag as well as all of Prussia were by Holy Roman Emperor Friedrich II assigned to the government of the German Order of Teutonic Knights, a religious order formally under the pope.
Elblag were scene of the riots in the coastal cities in 1970 together with Tricity and Szczecin, see also Coastal cities events.
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 Elblag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Elblag is located on the Elblag river conecting the Druzno Lake to the Vistulan Bay.
Mary's church in Elblag - former dominicans church, erected in 13th century, rebuild in 14th and 16th centuries; damaged in WWII and reconstructed in 1961 as an art gallery; remnants of cloister are partially preserved
A city named Elblag in Pogesania was founded in 1237 by German tradesmen near the ruins of the Prussian fortress and trading settlement of Truso, on the ancient Amber Road.
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 Paper R 6
The indicator that characterizes voivodships with regard to their communication accesibility comprises the existing rail way and road infrastructure and distances from airports, seaports border crossings and localization of voivodships according to planned net of highways.
In this voivodship the rate of unemloyment was 6,8 in 1996; in Lublin voivodship 11,9, in Chelm voivodship 14,0; in Tarnobrzeg and Zamosc voivodship 14,6.
In the second group that includes seventeen voivodships the indicator that expresses the ratio of the inflow of foreign capital to the investment attractiveness is dohre.
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 Encyclopedia: Elblag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Capital of the Powiat of Elbląg, situated in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodship since 1999, previously capital of Elbląg Voivodship (1975–1998), and a county-site of Gdańsk Voivodship (1945–1975).
The Pomeranian Voivodship (in Polish województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania.
Lublin (pronounce: [lublin]) is the biggest city in eastern Poland and the capital of Lublin Voivodship with a population of 355,954 (2004).
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 UBC - Project Gallery / Cultural institutions / Elblag
Elblag, inhabited by 130 000 inhabitants, is situated at Elblag-river that connects the Vistula Bay and the Druzno Lake.
Elblag was a member of the Hanseatic League and is located on the borders of two geographical regions: Zutawy in the west and Elblaska-Height in the east.
The town is of interest for tourists; in the neighbourhood of Elblag are located Malbork that is a medieval castle - one of the biggest defencial fortress in Europa, Frombork which is the town of N. Copernicus and which has a monumenthal gothic cathedral.
www.ubc.net /gallery/cultural/elblag.html   (450 words)

  
 Explore - Part 10
The Hanseatic town of Elblag is found close to the Wisla Lagoon; it was established in the vicinity of the old Prussian port of Truso, at the foot of a castle built by the Teutonic Knights.
Elblag handled much of the Polish grain and forest products trade thanks to its natural links with the Polish provinces, especially with those of Mazowsze and Chelmno.
The Elblag's beautiful Baiantarnia park, crossed by numerous streams, is the favorite recreation area for the city's inhabitants.
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 Warmia-Masuria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warmia i Mazury (officially, the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship) is an administrative region or voivodship of north-eastern Poland.
It was created on January 1 1999 out of the former Olsztyn and parts of Suwalki and Elblag voivodships as a result of Local Government Reogranization Act of 1998.
The voivodship's name recalls the region's two historical lands of Warmia and Masuria (Mazury).
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 Herbarz Polski (Ba)
Krzysztof was buried in Chelmno and the marble tombstone laid in 1653.
ALEXANDER of Bakowo, Count of Nostyce or Nostwice, cousin of Jan, Piotr, and Krzysztof, deputy from Pomorze to the royal tribunal in 1620, married Katarzyna Wiesiolowska, sister of the Castellan of Elblag.
According to Dlugosz, MIKOLAJ BAZENSKI, son of Scibor and castellan of Gdansk, ascended to the voivodship of Malbork in the 16th century.
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 Pomesania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pomesania is the former name of an area now in northern Poland, in the vicinity of the cities of Elblag (Elbing) and Malbork (Marienburg), to the east of the lower Vistula river.
The city of Elblag was founded in 1237 near the ancient Prussian trading town of Truso.
The territory is said in legend to have been named after Pomeso, a son of Widewuto, chieftain of the Prussians, the Baltic people people who inhabited the area at the time of its takeover and Christianization by the Teutonic Order in the 13th century.
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 Gdansk Voivodship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gdańsk Voivodship (1) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Pomeranian Voivodship.
Gdansk Voivodship (2) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1945-1975, superseded by the voivodships of Gdansk (1), Elblag and Slupsk (area of Lebork).
Elblag City, miasto Elbląg, previously part of Elblag County
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 Voivodships of Poland
A voivodship (in Polish Województwo) is the term for each of the 16 administrative regions (provinces) of Poland.
Tree smallest voivodships of Warsaw, Cracow and Lodz had special status of city voivodship; the city president (mayor) was also province governor.
Newly acquired teritories in the west and north organized into the voivodships of Szczecin, Wroclaw, Olsztyn and partly joined to Gdansk, Katowice and Poznan voivodships.
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 Elblag -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After the German population has been expelled, the city was repopulated and the name changed back to Elblag.
Nicolas cathedral in Elblag - a monumental (Click link for more info and facts about 13th century) 13th century gothic church (cathedral only from 1992, before it was a parochial church), damaged in fire in late 18th century, then destroyed in WWII and reconstructed
Mary's church in Elblag - former Dominicans church, erected in (Click link for more info and facts about 13th century) 13th century, rebuild in 14th and 16th centuries; damaged in WWII and reconstructed in 1961 as an art gallery; remnants of cloister are partially preserved
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/E/El/Elblag.htm   (2405 words)

  
 Elblag Voivodship article - Elblag Voivodship Polish Poland 1975 1998 Pomeranian Voivodship Warmian-Masurian - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Elblag Voivodship article - Elblag Voivodship Polish Poland 1975 1998 Pomeranian Voivodship Warmian-Masurian - What-Means.com
Elblag Voivodship (Polish: województwo elbląskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Pomeranian Voivodship and Warmian-Masurian Voivodship.
Elblag Voivodship article - Elblag Voivodship definition - what means Elblag Voivodship
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 Elblag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Capital of the Powiat of Elbląg, situated in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodship since 1999, previously capital of Elbląg Voivodship (1975-1998), and a county-site of Gdańsk Voivodship (1945-1975).
The city is located on the Elbląg river conecting the Drużno Lake to the Vistulan Bay.
At the time of the First Partition of Poland in 1772, the city lost its privileges and was annexed to the Kingdom of Prussia, which in 1871 became a part of the German Empire.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/el/Elblag.htm   (1956 words)

  
 Royal Prussia biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the war, the Prussian Confederation, led by the cities of Gdansk (Danzig), Elblag (Elbing) and Torun (Thorn) and gentry from Chelmno Land rose (February 1454) with Polish support against the Order's rule.
The eastern part of Prussia remained under the rule of the Order and its successors, until 1660 under Polish suzerainty as a Polish fief, becoming the Duchy of Prussia in 1525 when the Order's Grand Master Albert of Brandenburg adopted Lutheranism and secularised his land as hereditary ruler.
Royal Prussia included Eastern Pomerania (Pomeranian Voivodship), Chelmno Land, Malbork Voivodship, Gdansk, Torun and Elblag.
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 History of Pomerania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most of the German-Prussian province of West Prussia fell to Poland and constituted Pomeranian Voivodship (województwo pomorskie) with the capital in Toruń/Thorn;.
Several counties from Mazovia and Greater Poland were joined to Polish Pomerania, and the voivodship's capital was moved from Torun to Bydgoszcz/Bromberg.
The dispute between Germany and Poland over rights to Free City of Gdansk and land transit through the Polish Pomerania to the and the exclave of East Prussia, came to ignite Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland, commenced on September 1, 1939.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/history_of_pomerania   (3893 words)

  
 Pomeranian Voivodship
(2) Pomeranian voivodship (1919-1939), administrative province of the Republic of Poland (II Rzeczpospolita) established in 1919 after WWI from the majority of the Prussian probince of West Prussia which fell to Poland.
In 1938-39 voivodship extended to the the south at the expense of voivodships of Poznan and Warsaw, and called Great Pomerania afterwards.
Along the Zachodniopomorskie Voivodship it spreads along the Baltic coast (on the east).
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 Pomeranian Voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1938-39 voivodship extended to the south at the expense Poznan Voivodship and Warsaw Voivodship, and called Great Pomerania afterwards.
The Pomeranian Voivodship (Polish: Województwo Pomorskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Kingdom of Poland since 1454/1466 till the partitions in 1772/1795.
Together with the Chelmno Voivodship and Malbork Voivodship it formed the historical province of Royal Prussia.
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 torun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One of the capitals of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Toruń Voivodship; (1975-1998) and the Pomeranian Voivodship (1921-1939), the city is near the Geographic Center of Europe.
1440 The Prussian nobility and cities led by Toruń, Elblag and Gdansk formed the Prussian Confederation.
1919 After World War I, under the Treaty of Versailles, the city became part of Poland, becoming the capital of the province of Pomeranian Voivodship.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /torun.html   (802 words)

  
 Elblag Voivodship - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Elblag Voivodship - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Elblag Voivodship (Polish: województwo elbląskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975–1998, superseded by Pomeranian Voivodship and Warmian-Masurian Voivodship.
The article about Elblag Voivodship contains information related to Elblag Voivodship, Major cities and towns (population in 1995) and See also.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Elblag_Voivodship   (80 words)

  
 History of Pomerania - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most of the German-Prussian province of West Prussia fell to Poland and constituted Pomeranian Voivodship (województwo pomorskie) with the capital in Toruń.
Several counties from Mazovia and Greater Poland were joined to Polish Pomerania, and the voivodship's capital was moved from Torun to Bydgoszcz.
The dispute between Germany and Poland over rights to Free City of Danzig and land transit through the Polish Pomerania to the exclave of East Prussia, came to ignite Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland, commenced on September 1, 1939.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/History_of_Pomerania   (3807 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Nicolai Copernicus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Warmia (Polish: Warmia or Warmija, Latin: Warmia or Varmia, German: Ermland or Ermeland) is a region between Pomerania and Masuria in northeastern Poland.
Frombork is a town in northern Poland, situated on Vistula Bay in the Warmia i Mazury voivodship with a population of 2700 (in 2000).
Albert (May 16, 1490 - March 20, 1568), (Albertus in Latin, Albrecht in German) Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and first duke of Ducal Prussia, was the third son of Frederick of Hohenzollern, prince of Ansbach and Bayreuth, and Sophia, daughter of Casimir IV Jagiello grand duke of Lithuania and...
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There are 49 voivodships in Poland, which are specified by odd numbers ranging from 01-97 (a convention of the Polish Central Statistical Office).
The 49 voivodships have been aggregated by the Polish statistical office into eight regions (makroregion), which reflect historical, cultural, and geographical distinctions within Polish society.
Codes 1-4 are arbitrary as are codes 5-8 (originally they designated places in alphabetical order within voivodships and administrative status types, but the ordering has broken down as locales changed status).
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 gdansk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
(German: Danzig) is the 6th largest city in Poland, its principal seaport, and the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodship.
Many vital agencies of the state and local government levels have their main offices here: the Provincial Administration Office, Provincial Government, Ministerial Agency of the State Treasury, and the Agency for Consumer and Competition Protection, National Insurance regional office, Court of Appeal, and High Administrative Court.
Gdansk Voivodship was extended in 1999 to include most of Slupsk Voivodship, western part of Elblag Voivodship and Chojnice County from Bydgoszcz Voivodship to form new Pomeranian Voivodship.
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 Gdansk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gdansk (pronounced: Image:Ltspkr.png Media:Gdansk.ogg, Polish languagePolish::pl:GdańskGdańsk; Kashubian: ''Gduńsk'', German: ''Danzig'') is the 6th largest city in Poland, its principal seaport, and the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodship/.
The city lies on the southern coast of the Gdansk BayGdańsk Bay (of the Baltic Sea), in a conurbation with the spa town of Sopot, the city of Gdynia and suburban communities, which together form a metropolismetropolitan area called the Tricity (''Trójmiasto'') with a population of over a million people.
Gdansk VoivodshipGdańsk Voivodship was extended in 1999 to include most of Slupsk VoivodshipSłupsk Voivodship, the western part of Elblag VoivodshipElbląg Voivodship and Chojnice County from Bydgoszcz Voivodship to form the new Pomeranian Voivodship/.
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 OPENKontakt.com - International Business Centre. Import, export, trade, cooperation
The Warminsko Mazurskie voivodship is bordered to the north by the Kaliningrad District belonging to Russia Western part of the voivodship (Elblag and neighbouring areas) will join a newly formed Baltyk Euroregion, covering the coastal areas of four Baltic states: Poland, Sweden, Lithuania and Russia.
The ability to take advantage of its location on the Russian border and the adoption of an appropriate strategy for the eastward expansion of trade and services are the key elements determining the role of the region in the process of European integration.
The voivodship assets include the cleanest air in the country and the beauty of landscape - countless lakes (among others the two biggest Polish lakes Sniardwy -113,8 square km and Mamry - 104,4 square km) and forests cover almost one third of the voivodship.
www.openkontakt.com /gb/wojewodztwa/warminsko-m.php   (631 words)

  
 UNIDO - SME Poland - Institutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The largest increase in the number of private firms was achieved in the regions with large cities: Warsaw, GdaDsk and PoznaD voivodships.
SME support programmes tend to pass by the regions of western Poland such as Slupsk, Koszalin, Elblag and Gorzów voivodships and regions of central and eastern Poland (Lomza, Ciechanów).
In area, it is the smallest of the 49 voivodships in Poland but one of the largest in population terms - 1.1 million.
www.unido.org /en/doc/5054   (3195 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Torun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One of the capitals of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Torun Voivodship (1975-1998) and the Pomeranian Voivodship (1921-1939).
1440 The Prussian nobility and cities led by Torun, Elblag (Elbing) and Gdansk (Danzig) formed the Prussian Confederation.
1919 After World War I, under the Treaty of Versailles, the city returned to Polish sovereignty, becoming the capital of the province of Pomeranian Voivodship.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Torun   (698 words)

  
 Polish Market - E. Leclerc opens supermarket in Tychy
The new facility in Tychy (in the Slaskie voivodship) is the chain's third supermarket with sales area amounting to 2,000 m
The value of the investment in Tychy amounted to PLN 25m (€5.7m), while the combined investments of the French retailer in Poland exceeded PLN 1.13bn (€257m).
In addition to the three supermarkets in Tychy, Belchatow and Klodzko, the retailer also runs a chain of 12 hypermarkets, three of which are in Warsaw, two in both Lublin and Olsztyn, and one each in Radom, Lodz, Wroclaw, Elblag and Rzeszow each.
www.polishmarket.com /next.php?id=13862   (198 words)

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