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Encyclopedia > Praga
Praga Północ and Praga Południe
Praga Północ and Praga Południe
Praga's market, Jan Piotr Norblin, 1791.
Praga's market, Jan Piotr Norblin, 1791.

Praga is a historical borough of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. It is located on the east bank of the river Vistula. Image File history File links Warszawa_Praga. ... Image File history File links Warszawa_Praga. ... Area 11,4 km² Population 93 192 (2003) Population density 6 518/km² Mayor Robert Sosnowski Notable landmarks Praga Północ Website Praga Północ is a district in Warsaw located in the central part of the city. ... Area 22,4 km² Population (2003) 180 000 Population density Mayor Tomasz Koziński Notable landmarks Saska Kępa architecture, Park Skaryszewski, Battle of Olszynka Grochowska battlefield Praga Południe Website Praga Południe is one of the boroughs of Warsaw located on the east bank of the Vistula River. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Targ_na_Pradze. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Targ_na_Pradze. ... Jan Piotr Norblin de la Gourdaine (French: Jean Pierre) (15 July 1740 - 23 February 1830) was a French-born painter. ... Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... The Vistula (Polish: Wisła) is the longest river in Poland. ...


Currently it is administratively divided to:

  • Praga Północ (Praga North)
  • Praga Południe (Praga South)

Praga Południe and Praga Północ include neighborhoods of: Area 11,4 km² Population 93 192 (2003) Population density 6 518/km² Mayor Robert Sosnowski Notable landmarks Praga Północ Website Praga Północ is a district in Warsaw located in the central part of the city. ... Area 22,4 km² Population (2003) 180 000 Population density Mayor Tomasz KoziÅ„ski Notable landmarks Saska KÄ™pa architecture, Park Skaryszewski, Battle of Olszynka Grochowska battlefield Praga PoÅ‚udnie Website Praga PoÅ‚udnie is one of the boroughs of Warsaw located on the east bank of the Vistula River. ...

  • Saska Kępa
  • Grochów
  • Szmulki
  • Gocław
  • Kamionek

In the wider sense, all areas of Warsaw located on the right bank of Vistula are also known under the collective term of Praga. Besides historical Praga, they include: Grochów is a suburb of Warsaw, officially part of the borough of Praga Południe. ... Kamionek, a neighbourhood in Warsaw, located on the right bank of the Vistula River, formally a village, in XIX century with beginning of Industrial Revolution in this part of the Russian Empire, transformed in to textile industry center. ...

  • Białołęka
  • Rembertów
  • Targówek
  • Wawer
  • Wesoła

Area 74 km² Population 64 010 (2003) Population density 865/km² Mayor Jerzy Smoczyński Notable landmarks Białołęka Website Białołęka is a district in Warsaw located in the northern part of the city. ... Area 19,30 km² Population 21,893 Population density /km² Mayor Notable landmarks Rembertów Website Image:Warszawa Rembertów. ... Area 24,37 km² Population 124 316 (2003) Population density 5 101/km² Mayor Romuald Gronkiewicz Notable landmarks Targówek Website Targówek is a district in Warsaw located in the northern part of the city. ... Area 79,71 km² Population 62 656 (2003) Population density 786/km² Mayor Dariusz Godlewski Notable landmarks Wawer Website Wawer is one of the Warsawian districts, located in southern-eastern part of city. ... Area 22,6 km² Population 18 482 (2003) Population density 818/km² Mayor Jacek Wojciechowicz Notable landmarks Wesoła Website Wesoła is one of the Warsawian districts, and has been since October 27, 2002. ...

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Massacre of Praga - Wikimedia Commons (98 words)
Massacre of Praga was an event during the Kościuszko Uprising in Poland in 1794.
Praga was subsequently looted and burnt by Russian soldiers who also killed approximately 20 000 of its inhabitants.
Massacre of Praga, a 1800 sketch by Aleksander Orłowski
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