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Encyclopedia > Lomza Department

Łomża Department (Polish: Departament Łomzyński) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Polish Duchy of Warsaw in years 1806-1815. The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and... Location Official languages Polish Established church Roman Catholic Capital Warsaw Largest City Warsaw Head of state Duke of Warsaw Area about 158,000 km² Population about 3 million Existed 1807 - 1814 The Duchy of Warsaw (Polish: Księstwo Warszawskie, Latin: Ducatus Varsoviae, French: Duche de Varsovie) was a Polish state established...

Capital city: Łomża Łomża is a town in north-eastern Poland, located approx. ...

Administrative division: 10 counties.

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But the final abrogation of the limitations on Jewish residence in Lomza (and in all the rest of the Kingdom of Poland) was the result of a decree promulgated by Tsar Alexander III in June 1862, which caused the Jewish population of Lomza to increase.
Lomza filled with refugee Jews from Jedwabne, Nowogrod, and other towns of the vicinity, and the Jewish Community organized for their assistance: kitchens were opened medical attention was arranged, and the refugees were quartered in the Synagogue and in private homes.
Lomza Jews had participated in all the campaigns for contributions to the support of the Polish Army, but the attitudes of others toward them were not ameliorated, and the discriminatory decrees of the end of the decade were not averted.
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