Łódź, Poland

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Łódź is the third-largest city in Poland. Located in the central part of the country, it has a population of 698,688 (2016). It is the capital of Łódź Voivodeship, and is approximately 135km south-west of Warsaw. The city's coat of arms is an example of canting: depicting a boat. It alludes to the city's name which translates literally as "boat."Łódź was once a small settlement that first appeared in written records in around 1332. In the early 15th-century it was granted city rights, but ...

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