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  The official website of the City of Warsaw
Warsaw is an extraordinary city, in which historic buildings, palaces, churches and architectural complexes, destroyed during the IIWW, have been reconstructed with great care.
It was possible to hear sirens in the capital city, promptly at 5 p.m., during the anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Warsaw, the capital of the biggest country in the Central Europe, where 40 million people live, is an investor-friendly city.
www.e-warsaw.pl /index.php   (310 words)

  
  Warsaw. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Among Warsaw’s most notable buildings are the Holy Cross Church, the 15th-century St. Carmelite Church, several fine palaces, and the monuments to Copernicus and Adam Mickiewicz.
Liberated by Napoleon I in 1806, it became (1807) the capital of the grand duchy of Warsaw (see Poland) and was the scene in 1812 of a diet that proclaimed the reestablishment of Poland.
Warsaw was the principal center of unsuccessful Polish uprisings against Russian domination in 1830 and 1863.
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  Warsaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its population as of 2004 was estimated at 1,692,900, with an urban agglomeration of approximately 2,760,000.
Warsaw remained the capital of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth until 1795, when it was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia to become the capital of the province of New East Prussia.
Warsaw is seen as the heart of Poland by foreign investors, whose financial participation in the city's development was estimated in 2002 at over 650 million euro.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Warsaw   (4874 words)

  
 Warsaw
The population of Warsaw as of 1999 was 1,618,468.
Warsaw is notable among Europe's capital cities not for its size, its age, or its beauty but for its indestructibility.
On August 1, 1944, the general population started the Warsaw uprising[?]; after it had failed, the city was razed by Adolf Hitler's order; the left-bank suburbs, controlled by the Germans, were emptied of their remaining population and the buildings were systematically reduced to rubble by fire and dynamite.
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 Warsaw, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warsaw's mayor is Republican Ernest B. Wiggins, who has served in the post since March 1, 1997, following the resignation of Mayor Jeffrey W. Plank.
Warsaw is known as the "Orthopedic Capital of the World," with the first orthopedic device manufacturer started in 1895 by Revra DePuy of the DePuy Manufacturing Company.
Warsaw is the headquarters of Da-Lite, makers of commercial and home theater projection screens.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archdiocese of Warsaw
Warsaw (Polish, Warszawa), on the western bank of the Vistula, is the capital of the Kingdom of Poland.
The Diocese, or Archdiocese, of Warsaw is of comparatively recent origin, though Christianity has flourished there from the foundation of the city, ancient documents attesting the existence of a church of St. George at Warsaw in 1195.
Frederick William II of Prussia, having obtained possession of Warsaw in 1797, nominated Joseph Boncza Miaskowski, the rector of the cathedral of Posen, as its bishop.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15555a.htm   (1852 words)

  
 History of Warsaw   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Warsaw, named for the capital of Poland, was platted October 21, 1836 and was incorporated March 8, 1854 with 752 inhabitants.
The Warsaw Summer Resort Association was founded in the fall of 1885 for the purpose of improving and developing the natural advantages of Warsaw as a summer resort.
Agrarian economy is dominant in the county - One of the top-producing counties in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce deeded 116.3 acres to the City for construction of the Warsaw Airport.
www.warsawcity.net /History/historycity.htm   (3284 words)

  
 glbtq >> social sciences >> Warsaw
During the Nazi occupation, Warsaw's population drastically declined: as many as 670,000 residents died, including the city's 375,000 Jews, who were systematically exterminated by the Nazis, along with the Polish intellectual and cultural elite.
Warsaw was liberated in January 1945, and by 1948 a Communist regime firmly controlled Poland.
Warsaw was a center for the Polish workers' movement, Solidarity, in 1980 and 1981.
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 Welcome Poland - Informations about Warsaw in Poland.
Although the panorama of the city is dominated by sky-scrapers, the symbol of the capital city is the rebuilt Royal Castle which, along with the Old City, the Royal Track and castle and park residences in the Łazienki and Wilanów constitutes the aim of domestic and foreign excursions.
Suppressed by the invader, the Warsaw Uprising (August 1st - October 2nd, 1944) gave rise to the extermination of the population and actual crossing out of Warsaw from the list of European cities, which the invader was aiming at.
Warsaw is entering today, along with many other Polish cities, the list of European leading centres, its economic functions are developing, it is a place of meetings for business and scientists from all over the world, streets are becoming increasingly beautiful, enriched by elegant shops, galleries and department stores.
www.welcomepoland.com /warsaw   (1132 words)

  
 Warsaw | City Guide | Warsaw | Poland
This is the dynamo of the country, and for today's young Poles, the past is the past, and Warsaw is where the future is being shaped.
On one hand Warsaw can be experienced as a rapidly developing modern city - a fizzing capital, centred around Marshal Street and Solidarity Avenue, where Poles come from far and wide to make their fortune.
It is also the academic centre of the country, and despite the venerable image of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Warsaw's is the country's leading university, and its offshoots, such as the School of Economics, are leaders in their fields.
www.warsaw-life.com /guide/tour.php   (492 words)

  
 Warsaw - Wikinfo
Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city.
Warsaw remained the capital of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth until 1795, when it was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia, to become the capital of the Province New East Prussia.
Warsaw is notable among Europe's capital cities not for its size, its age, or its beauty but for its indestructibility.
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 Warsaw, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Warsaw, the seat of Gallatin county, is located on the Ohio River.
It was renamed Warsaw in 1831 to avoid confusion with the Washington county town of Fredericktown.
Warsaw became the county seat in 1838 when Carroll county was formed from Gallatin county.
www.uky.edu /KentuckyAtlas/ky-warsaw.html   (114 words)

  
 Warsaw - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Warsaw, (Polish Warszawa), capital of Mazowieckie Province, capital and largest city of Poland, administrative center of the Mazovia region, located...
At the beginning of the 21st century there were 42 Polish cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants; of these, 6 had a population of more than...
Warsaw, Grand Duchy of, political unit created by Napoleon I in 1807 as a gesture toward restoring the Polish state, which had been completely...
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 Warsaw - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Among Warsaw's most notable buildings are the Holy Cross Church, the 15th-century St. Carmelite Church, several fine palaces, and the monuments to Copernicus and Adam Mickiewicz.
Liberated by Napoleon I in 1806, it became (1807) the capital of the grand duchy of Warsaw (see Poland) and was the scene in 1812 of a diet that proclaimed the reestablishment of Poland.
Warsaw was the principal center of unsuccessful Polish uprisings against Russian domination in 1830 and 1863.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:Warsaw/Warsaw.html?refid=ip_hf   (591 words)

  
 Warsaw, Poland  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Warsaw, (Polish Warszawa), capital and largest city of Poland, administrative center of the Mazovia region, located in central Poland on the Vistula River.
The Wis³a bisects the city; major commercial and historic districts are concentrated on the west bank, and residential neighborhoods occupy the sprawling Praga districts on the east bank.
Downtown Warsaw encompasses the Úródmieœcie district on the west bank.
www.galenfrysinger.com /warsaw_poland.htm   (788 words)

  
 Warsaw villas apartments, small hotels Warsaw, budget Warsaw accommodation
Warsaw Apartments are delighted to present a new offering of hotel-style apartments.
Right in the midst of a bevy of cafés, the main business district, and Warsaw’s Old Town section, this truly is the perfect place for any kind of traveler to return to after a long day exploring the city.
Each Warsaw apartment comes included with all the modern conveniences you would expect to find in such nice surroundings: Satellite TV and high-speed internet access, indispensable for business travelers, plus fully-functional, modern kitchens with all the appliances you’ll need.
www.warsaw-apartments.net   (383 words)

  
 Warsaw
Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, pronounce as: Varshava) has been the capital of Poland since 1596, when III of Poland">King Sigismund III moved the capital from Krakow.
Warsaw isn'table among Europe's capital cities not for its size, its age, or its beauty but for its indestructibility.
On February 15, moderate reduction in rates of duty, which, after considerable House on the 12th of April; but no further action was taken until committee of the whole to consider the bill.
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 Idle Words
Warsaw University lies right in the middle of the New Town (like every New Town in Europe, one of the oldest parts of the city), and masses of students help keep the city alive, awake, and interesting.
Warsaw effectively ceased to exist, going from a bustling capital of 1,300,000 on the eve of the fighting to an uninhabited expanse of ruins when the Red Army finally arrived.
Hitler was so enraged at the insurrection that he ordered the methodical destruction of what remained of Warsaw, and the engineers sent in to accomplish the task were able to finish their work before the Russians finally crossed the river in January of 1945.
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 37 Warsaw hotels | Warsaw hotel: 17-390 EUR | Read Reviews & Reserve | Local online reservation system in Poland
These hotels in Warsaw are recommendable both for tourists and other visitors, who want to give their stay a charming flair of Warsaw's past.
Warsaw hotels offer many diverse options of accommodation and our directory would be helpful to select the ideal hotel in Warsaw.
It may be a great location of your hotel in Warsaw, in the heart of the business centre and close to the most attractive sights.
www.staypoland.com /warsaw-hotels.asp   (673 words)

  
 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Warsaw is situated astride Vistula River in the Mazowieckie province of east central Poland and has a population of approximately 1.6 million people.
Within Warsaw, the bus and tram networks, which run between 5 AM and 11 PM, connect all parts of the city, while the one line metro system links the city to the suburbs in the south.
Warsaw has the lowest unemployment rate in Poland and companies operating in the city benefit from a well educated workforce that is attracted there from all over the country.
www.usatoday.com /marketplace/ibi/warsaw.htm   (797 words)

  
 Warsaw travel guide - Wikitravel
Warsaw [1] (Polish: Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and, with 1.7 million inhabitants, its largest city.
The Warsaw Tourist Information [4] will answer your questions about the city and other regions of Poland, tell you what's happening in the city at the time of your stay, book a hotel room for you and sell you a map of the city (or even give you one for free).
Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport (IATA: WAW) is located in the area of Okęcie in Włochy, some 10 km south of the centre point of the city.
wikitravel.org /en/Warsaw   (6993 words)

  
 Warsaw travel guide
You need to keep in mind that Warsaw, which was one of the most lively and cosmopolite cities in Europe before the 2nd World War, was destroyed in 1944 and 90% of it was completely dilapidated.
Warsaw is the national centre of culture and learning.
Warsaw plays host to several important cultural events, including the International Chopin Piano Competition every five years, the annual Warsaw Autumn Modern Music Festival in September, the International Book Fair in May, the International Jazz Jamboree Festival in October and the Warsaw Poetry Autumn.
www.world66.com /europe/poland/warsaw   (250 words)

  
 Events in Warsaw
Hence, apart from regular, respectable cultural events, for instance Warsaw’s Autumn, International Poster Biennial Exhibition or the Festival of Street Theatres, new events extend the calendar.
Warsaw has something to offer to all of them.
Then, have lunch in a Mc Donald’s restaurant; later, go to the three-dimensional Imax cinema; afterwards, have dinner in one of numerous international restaurants; finally, end a day on a night showing in one of Warsaw’s cinemas, where the latest movies from the whole world are screened.
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