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Koszalin (Poland)
Koszalin
Coordinates: 54°11′N 16°11′E / 54.183, 16.183
Country Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
Powiat City County
Gmina Koszalin
Estabilished 11th century
City Rights 1266
Government
 - Mayor Mirosław Mikietyński
Area
 - City 83 km²  (32 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 - City 106,125
 - Density 1,265/km² (3,276.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 75-900, 75-902, 75-007, 75-016
Area code(s) +48 094
Car Plates ZK
Website: www.koszalin.pl

Koszalin[kɔˈʂalin] (German: Köslin [kœˈslin], Kashubian and Pomeranian: Kòszalëno, Latin: Scurgum) is the biggest city of Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland. It is located 15 km south of the Baltic Sea coast. Koszalin is also a county-status city and capital of Koszalin County of West Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, previously capital of Koszalin Voivodeship (1950-1998). Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2304 × 1728 pixel, file size: 966 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Picture taken in Siedlce, Poland, 2005 © 2005 by Janusz Jurzyk, Janusz J. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version... Image File history File links POL_Koszalin_COA.svg‎ pl: Herb Koszalina en: Koszalin Coat of Arms File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Koszalin West Pomeranian Voivodeship ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A Voivodship (also voivodeship, Romanian: Voievodat, Polish: Województwo, Serbian: Vojvodstvo or Vojvodina) was a feudal state in medieval Romania, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Serbia (see Vojvodina), ruled by a Voivod (voivode). ... Capital city Szczecin Area 22,896 km² Population (2004)  - Density 1,694,865 74/km² Powiats  - Urban counties  - Land counties 3 18 Communes 114 Administrative divisions: West Pomeranian Voivodeship (also West Pomerania Province — Polish: województwo zachodniopomorskie) is a voivodeship, or province, in northwestern Poland. ... The following is a list of powiats in Poland. ... The municipality or commune (Polish: gmina, plural: gminy) is the principal unit (lowest level) of territorial division in Poland. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ... For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing summer time Central European Time (CET) is one of the names of the time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Central European Time West Africa Time British Summer Time* Irish Summer Time* Western European Summer Time* Category: ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Time zones of Europe: Pale colours indicate countries without daylight saving Central European Summer Time (CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Eastern European Time Central Africa Time Israel Standard Time South Africa Standard Time Central European Summer Time West Africa Summer Time Category: ... Postal codes are generally clearly visible outside local Australian post offices. ... // Introduction to this topic - includes background information for people living outside Poland Common to many countries - in fact there is a growing tendency to do so since the UK also began regionalising plates in 2002 - Poland has the region of registration of the vehicle encoded in the number plate. ... Kashubian or Cassubian (Kashubian: kaszëbsczi jãzëk, pòmòrsczi jãzëk, kaszëbskò-sÅ‚owiÅ„skô mòwa) is one of the Lechitic languages, which are a group of Slavic languages. ... Country of origin Poland and Germany Common nicknames Classification and breed standards The Pomeranian is a breed of dog in the spitz family, named for the Pomerania region of Poland and East Germany, and classed as a toy dog breed because of its small size. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Middle Pomerania is a geographical and historical region in the middle of Pomerania in northern Poland, between Western and Eastern Pomerania. ... Duchy of Pomerania, ruled by the slavic dynasty of the Griffins (Polish: Gryfici, German: Greifen), was a semi-independent principality in the 17th century. ... The Baltic Sea is located in Northern Europe, from 53°N to 66°N latitude and from 20°E to 26°E longitude. ... Koszalin County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... Capital city Szczecin Area 22,896 km² Population (2004)  - Density 1,694,865 74/km² Powiats  - Urban counties  - Land counties 3 18 Communes 114 Administrative divisions: West Pomeranian Voivodeship (also West Pomerania Province — Polish: województwo zachodniopomorskie) is a voivodeship, or province, in northwestern Poland. ... Koszalin Voivodeship (2) (Polish: województwo koszaliÅ„skie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ...

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History

In 1214 Boguslaw II, duke of Pomerania made a donation of Koszalin village by the Chełm Mountain in Kołobrzeg (Kolberg) land (una villa ... Cussalitz iuxta Cholin in terra Cholbergensis) to the Premonstratensian (Norbertine) monastery in Białoboki (Belbuck) near Trzebiatów inviting new, mostly German, settlers from outside of Pomerania. In 1248 the eastern part of Kołobrzeg land, including Koszalin, was transferred by Duke Barnim I to the Pomeranian bishops which was the beginning of ecclesiastical Duchy of Kamien. Pomerania (Pommern Ger) (Pomorze Pol) is a geographical and historical region in northern Poland and Germany, on the south coasts of Baltic Sea on both sides of the Oder River and reaches to the Vistula river in the east and Reknitz River in the west. ... KoÅ‚obrzeg (pronounce: [kÉ”wÉ”bʒεg] â–¶(?), Kashubian/Pomeranian: Kòłobrzeg, German: Kolberg) is a city in Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland with some 50,000 inhabitants (2000). ... The Norbertines, also known as the Premonstratensians (OPraem) and in England, as the White Canons (from the colour of their habit), are a Christian religious order of Augustinian canons founded at Prémontré near Laon in 1120 by Saint Norbert, afterwards archbishop of Magdeburg. ... Trzebiatów (German: Treptow a. ... For broader historical context, see 1240s and 13th century. ... Barnim I the Good (born ca. ...


In 1266 Herman von Gleichen, bishop of Pomerania, granted a charter to Koszalin, then already known as Köslin due to an increasing influx of ethnic Germans, giving it Lübeck law, local government, autonomy and multiple privileges. In the following years Koszalin became the bishop's main residence and the capital of the ecclesiastical Duchy of Kamien. For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Motto: none Voivodship West Pomerania Municipal government Rada Miasta Koszalin Mayor MirosÅ‚aw MikietyÅ„ski Area 83,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 108. ... Ethnic Germans (usually simply called Germans, in German Volksdeutsche) are those who are considered, by themselves or others, to be ethnically German rather than anything else but who do not live within the Federal Republic of Germany nor hold its citizenship. ... Lübecks law was from the 13th century in the Middle Ages the foundation for municipal laws in many neighbouring cities on the Baltic Sea. ...


By the acquisition of Jamno village (1331), part of Jamno lake, a spit between the lake and sea and the stronghold of Unieście (1353), Koszalin (Köslin) obtained direct access to the sea, participating in the next centuries in the Baltic Sea trade, which led to several conflicts with the competing seaports of Kołobrzeg and Darłowo. Events September 8 - Stefan Dusan declares himself king of Serbia Start of the reign of Emperor Kogon of Japan, first of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Births Coluccio Salutati, Florentine political leader (died 1406) Deaths January 14 - Odoric, Italian explorer October 27 - Abulfeda, Arab historian and geographer (born 1273) Categories: 1331... Events The Decameron was finished by Giovanni Boccaccio. ... KoÅ‚obrzeg (pronounce: [kÉ”wÉ”bʒεg] â–¶(?), Kashubian/Pomeranian: Kòłobrzeg, German: Kolberg) is a city in Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland with some 50,000 inhabitants (2000). ... Coat of arms. ...


After the death of the last Pomeranian duke (1637) Koszalin (Köslin) was inherited by his cousin, Ernest Boguslaw de Croy, and next it fell to Brandenburg. In these years it was considered to be the capital of the Duchy of Cassubia and later divided into Koszalin county, Kołobrzeg county, Bialogard county and Szczecinek county. Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ...   (Lower Sorbian: Bramborska; Upper Sorbian: Braniborska) is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). ...


After 1701 the Duchies of Prussia, Pomerania and Brandenburg formed the Kingdom of Prussia and 1815-1945 Köslin was the capital of Farther Pomerania (district of the Prussian province of Pomerania). Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... Anthem Preußenlied, Heil dir im Siegerkranz (both unofficial) The Kingdom of Prussia at its greatest extent, at the time of the formation of the German Empire, 1871 Capital Berlin Government Monarchy King  - 1701 — 1713 Frederick I (first)  - 1888 — 1918 William II (last) Prime minister  - 1848 Adolf Heinrich von Arnim... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... Year 1945and died 2007 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Farther Pomerania (Hinterpommern) in yellow. ...


After World War II as a result of peace conferences in Yalta and Potsdam Köslin fell to Poland and returned to its Slavic name of Koszalin. Most of the German population were evacuated, managed to escape, or were expelled to Germany by Polish force. Few ethnic Poles lived in Köslin before 1945, except for some of remotely Kashubian Slavic descent, and new Polish and Polish-Ukrainian settlers arrived from various parts of Poland. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Yalta (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a city in Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. ... Potsdam is the capital city of the federal state of Brandenburg in Germany. ...  Countries where a West Slavic language is the national language  Countries where an East Slavic language is the national language  Countries where a South Slavic language is the national language The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup... Germans expelled from the Sudetenland // The expulsion of Germans after World War II refers to the forced migration of people considered Germans (Reichsdeutsche and some Volksdeutsche) from various European states and territories during 1945 and in the first three years after World War II 1946-48. ... Kashubian is: one of the Kashubians the Kashubian language This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


In 1945 it was initially scheduled to be the capital of the newly created West Pomeranian Voivodeship, finally moved to Szczecin. In 1950 this voivodship was divided in half into Szczecin Voivodeship and Koszalin Voivodeship. Year 1945and died 2007 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Szczecin Voivodeship Szczecin Voivodeship (1) (Polish: województwo szczecińskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in the years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... Koszalin Voivodeship (2) (Polish: województwo koszalińskie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ...


In years 1950-1975 Koszalin was the capital of the 'big' Koszalin Voivodeship (out of 17, sometimes called Middle Pomerania) and the fastest growing city in Poland, and in years 1975-1998 the capital of the 'small' Koszalin Voivodeship (out of 49). Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Koszalin Voivodeship (2) (Polish: województwo koszalińskie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... Middle Pomerania is a geographical and historical region in the middle of Pomerania in northern Poland, between Western and Eastern Pomerania. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Koszalin Voivodeship (2) (Polish: województwo koszalińskie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ...


As a result Local Government Reorganization Act (1998) Koszalin was located in West Pomeranian Voivodeship (effective 1 January 1999) despite the inhabitants' demand of a Middle Pomeranian Voivodeship covering approximately the area of former Koszalin voivodship (1950-75). Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Capital city Szczecin Area 22,896 km² Population (2004)  - Density 1,694,865 74/km² Powiats  - Urban counties  - Land counties 3 18 Communes 114 Administrative divisions: West Pomeranian Voivodeship (also West Pomerania Province — Polish: województwo zachodniopomorskie) is a voivodeship, or province, in northwestern Poland. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ...


Historical population


1905: 21,474 inhabitants
1939: 33,500 inhabitants
1945: 17,000 inhabitants
1950: 18,900 inhabitants
1960: 44,400 inhabitants
1970: 65,200 inhabitants
1975: 77,600 inhabitants
1980: 93,500 inhabitants
1990: 108,700 inhabitants
1999: 112,375 inhabitants
2002: 108,480 inhabitants
2003: 107,877 inhabitants
2006: 106,125 inhabitants


Famous people born in Koszalin-Köslin

Ewald Christian von Kleist (March 7, 1715 – August 24, 1759) was a German poet and officer. ... Year 1715 (MDCCXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1759 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Suum cuique Latin: To each his own Prussia at its peak, as leading state of the German Empire Capital Königsberg, later Berlin Political structure Duchy, Kingdom, Republic Duke1  - 1525–68 Albert I  - 1688–1701 Frederick III King1  - 1701–13 Frederick I  - 1888–1918 William II Prime Minister1,2... Rudolf Clausius - physicist and mathematician Rudolf Julius Emanuel Clausius (January 2, 1822 – August 24, 1888), was a German physicist and mathematician. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Articles with similar titles include physician, a person who practices medicine. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kuba Wojewódzki Jakub WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw Wojewódzki (born on August 2, 1963 in Koszalin, Poland) – Polish journalist, showman and comedian. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sebastian Mila (born July 10, 1982) is a Polish footballer. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... A footballer is a person who plays one of the various games known as football – especially association football, although the term is also used to refer to participants in Australian rules football and Gaelic football. ...

Landmarks

The city borders on Chełmska hill, a site of pagan worship in prehistory, and upon which is now built the tower "sanctuary of the covenant", which was consecrated by Pope John Paul II in 1991, and is currently a pilgrimage site. Pagan may refer to: A believer in Paganism or Neopaganism Bagan, a city in Myanmar also known as Pagan Pagan (album), the 6th album by Celtic metal band Cruachan Pagan Island, of the Northern Mariana Islands Pagan Lorn, a metal band from Luxembourg, Europe (1994-1998) Pagans Mind, is... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II or Pope John Paul II (The Great) (Latin: , Italian: Giovanni Paolo II, Polish: Jan PaweÅ‚ II) born   [] (May 18, 1920, Wadowice, Poland...


Koszalin's most distinctive landmark is St. Mary's cathedral (Marienkirche), dating from the early 14th century. Positioned in front of the cathedral is a monument commemorating John Paul II's visit to the city.


Education

  • Technical University of Koszalin (Politechnika Koszalińska)
  • Baltic High School

Major corporations

  • Zakład Energetyczny Koszalin SA
  • Brok Sambor SA
  • JAAN Autoglass

Sports

AZS Gaz Ziemny Koszalin is a Polish basketball team, based in Koszalin, playing in Era Basket Liga. ... Basketball is a popular team sport in Poland Please see: Era Basket Liga (EBL) - Polish Basketball League (=Polska Liga Koszykówki, PLK) Torell Basket Liga (TBL) - Polish Women Basketball League (=Polska Liga Koszykówki Lobiet, PLKK) Polish Cup in men basketball Polish Cup in women basketball Polish national basketball team... Era Basket Liga (EBL) or Polish Basketball League (=Polska Liga Koszykówki, PLK) is the highest level league of basketball in Poland 2004 Championship Playoffs for 1st place: Idea Śląsk Wrocław (2nd place) - Prokom Trefl Sopot (Polish Champion) Playoffs for 3rd place: Anwil W&#322... AZS Politechnika Koszalin is a Polish womens handball team, based in Koszalin, playing in Polish Ekstraklasa Womens Handball League (Premiership League). ... Handball is a popular team sport in Poland. ... Season 2004/2005 teams Season 2003/2004 final results 1st-6th place group 1. ...

Politics

Koszalin constituency

Members of Parliament (Sejm) elected from Koszalin constituency The Sejm building in Warsaw. ...

Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ... Andrzej Zbigniew Lepper (born June 13, 1954 in Stowięcino / Stojentin, Poland) is a Polish politician, leader of Samoobrona RP (Self-Defense of the Republic of Poland) political party, and since May 5, 2006 Deputy Prime Minister of Poland and Minister of Agriculture. ... Self-Defense of the Polish Republic ( Polish: Samoobrona Rzeczypospolitiej Polskiej, SRP) is a political party and trade union in Poland. ... Jan Łączny (born December 19, 1950 in Dobrzyca) is a Polish politician. ... Self-Defense of the Polish Republic ( Polish: Samoobrona Rzeczypospolitiej Polskiej, SRP) is a political party and trade union in Poland. ... Citizens Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) is a Polish conservative- liberal political party, modelled after the two main American parties. ... Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ... Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ... Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ... Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ... Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ...

Twin towns

Berlin (Tempelhof-Schöneberg), Bourges, Gladsaxe, Kristianstad, Lida, Neubrandenburg, Neumünster, Roermond, Seinäjoki Location of Berlin within Germany / EU Coordinates Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country NUTS Region DE3 City subdivisions 12 boroughs Governing Mayor Klaus Wowereit (SPD) Governing parties SPD / Left. ... Tempelhof-Schöneberg is a borough of Berlin, formed in 2001 by merging the former boroughs of Tempelhof and Schöneberg. ... Bourges is a town and commune in central France that is located on the Yèvre river. ... Gladsaxe is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Copenhagen County on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. ... Kristianstad is a municipality and city in Scania in southernmost Sweden. ... Lida (Belarusian: Лі́да, Russian: Ли́да, Lithuanian: Lyda) is a small city located in western Belarus, approximately 70 km west of Minsk. ... Neubrandenburg is a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. ... Neumünster is one of four independent towns in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... Country Netherlands Province Limburg Area (2006)  - Municipality 46. ... Founded 1868 Country Finland Province Western Finland Region Southern Ostrobothnia Sub-region Seinäjoki Area 603 km² Population - Density 36,419 (Dec 31, 2005) 60 inh. ...


Further reading (in Polish)

  • collective work, Z dziejów Koszalina, Biblioteka Słupska, tom 7, Wydawnictwo Poznańskie i Polskie Towarzystwo Historyczne, Poznań-Słupsk 1960
  • (ed.) A.Lesiński, B.Drewniak, Dzieje Koszalina, Wydawnictwo Poznańskie, Poznań 1967
  • Tadeusz Gasztołd, Adam Muszyński, Hieronim Rybicki, Koszalin. Zarys dziejów, Wydawnictwo Poznańskie, Poznań 1974

External links

Media

Wikimedia Commons has media related to:
  • Głos Pomorza, regional daily newspaper
  • Głos Koszaliński, regional daily newspaper
  • Radio Koszalin, regional radio station
  • Radio Północ, regional radio station
  • Telewizja Polska Szczecin, regional TV station

Coordinates: 54°12′N, 16°11′E Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Wikimedia Commons (also called Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Koszalin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (772 words)
Koszalin [kɔˈʂalin] (Kashubian and Pomeranian: Kòszalëno, German: Köslin [kœˈslin], Latin: Scurgum) is the biggest city of Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland.
Koszalin is also a county-status city and capital of Koszalin County of West Pomeranian Voivodship since 1999, previously capital of Koszalin Voivodship (1950-1998).
In years 1950-1975 Koszalin was the capital of the 'big' Koszalin Voivodship (out of 17, sometimes called Middle Pomerania) and the fastest growing city in Poland, and in years 1975-1998 the capital of the 'small' Koszalin Voivodship (out of 49).
Koszalin, Poland, Pictures (246 words)
Koszalin is located near the Baltic Sea about 140 km (about 90 mi) northeast of Szczecin, in central Pomerania, a historic region in northwestern Poland.
Koszalin serves as the transportation and tourism hub for the resorts of Poland's central Baltic coast.
Koszalin became the seat of local Pomeranian prince-bishops in 1248 and was chartered as a city in 1266.
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