Marymont (from French Mont de Marie - Mary's Hill) is one of the northern neighbourhoods of Warsaw, administratively a part of the borough of Żoliborz. Named after queen of Poland Maria Kazimiera, wife of king John III Sobieski, initially it housed a small summer manor. In 18th century it became notable for a large number of windmills located there on the high escarpment of the Vistula. In 19th century the area became one of the favourite weekend resting places, joined with the city centre by boat communication and a horse tram. In 1920's parts of the neighbourhood were built-up with residential areas. An A-19 MarymontWarsaw Metro station is currently under construction. Warsaw (Polish: , , in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Area kmÂ² Population (2003) Population density Mayor Notable landmarks Website Warsaw Citadel and the Hibner park in Å»oliborz Å»oliborz is one of the northern boroughs of the city of Warsaw. ... For other monarchs with similar names, please see John of Poland. ... Spanish Windmills at La Mancha A windmill is an engine powered by the wind to produce energy, often contained in a large building as in traditional post mills, smock mills and tower mills. ... The Vistula (Polish: ) is the longest river in Poland. ... Warsaw Metro logo The Warsaw Metro map, showing the plans for the completion of the north-south Line 1, as well as the future Lines 2 and 3 One of the variants of the 2nd and 3rd lines from the mid-1980s The Warsaw Metro (Polish: Metro Warszawskie) is one...
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