Nowy Sącz

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Nowy Sącz (Polish: ) is a city in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship of southern Poland.wikipedia
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Nowy Sącz County

Nowy Sącz
It is the district capital of Nowy Sącz County as a separate administrative unit.
Its administrative seat is the city of Nowy Sącz, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county).

Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Nowy Sącz (Polish: ) is a city in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship of southern Poland.
Nowy Sącz has become a major educational center in the region thanks to its Higher School of Business and Administration, with an American curriculum, founded in 1992.

Lesser Poland

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Founded by the Duke of Cracow on 8 November 1292, New Sacz (known also by other names) is one of the oldest cities in the Lesser Poland region, with a population of around 83,896 as of 2018.
The attackers, supported by their allies from Transylvania, seized whole Lesser Poland, reaching as far south as Nowy Targ, Nowy Sącz, and Żywiec.

Nowy Sącz Voivodeship

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Between 1975 and 1998 it was the provincial seat of Nowy Sącz Voivodeship.
Its capital city was Nowy Sącz.

Carpathian Mountains

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Nowy Sącz is located at the confluence of the Kamienica River and Dunajec, about 20 km north of the Slovak border, in the Sądecka Valley (Kotlina Sądecka) at an altitude of 381 m. It is surrounded by ranges of the eastern Outer Western Carpathian Mountains: Beskid Sądecki to the south, Beskid Wyspowy to the west, Beskid Niski to the southeast, and the foothills of Pogórze Rożnowskie to the north.
The geological border between the Western and Eastern Carpathians runs approximately along the line (south to north) between the towns of Michalovce, Bardejov, Nowy Sącz and Tarnów.

Sanz

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At that time, the town was important in Hasidic Jewish history for the founding of the Sanz Hasidic dynasty during the 19th century, the precursor to the Bobov dynasty founded in nearby Bobowa (with a synagogue with occasional services by Cracow congregation) and the Klausenberg dynasty.
Sanz (or Tsanz, צאנז) is a Hasidic dynasty originating in the city of Sanz (Nowy Sącz) in Galicia.

Partitions of Poland

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In 1772, during the Partitions of Poland, the town was annexed by the Habsburg Empire as part of Galicia, where it remained until November 1918.
In 1769 Austria annexed a small territory of Spisz and in 1770 – Nowy Sącz and Nowy Targ.

Nowy Sącz Ghetto

The Nowy Sącz Ghetto for around 20,000 Jewish people was established by the German authorities near the castle.
The Nowy Sącz Ghetto known in German as Ghetto von Neu-Sandez and in Yiddish as צאנז (Tsanz; Zanc) or נײ-סאנץ (Nay-Sants; Nojzanc) was a World War II ghetto set up by Nazi Germany for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of Polish Jews in the city of Nowy Sącz during the occupation of Poland (1939–45).

Deluge (history)

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In 1611 a great fire destroyed much of the town, and during the Swedish invasion of Poland, the town was captured by the Swedes (late 1655), who burned and looted it.
On December 13, Polish troops under Wojniłłowicz recaptured Nowy Sącz, and soon afterwards Sweden lost Biała, Dukla, Biecz, Wieliczka, and Oświęcim.

Dunajec

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Nowy Sącz is located at the confluence of the Kamienica River and Dunajec, about 20 km north of the Slovak border, in the Sądecka Valley (Kotlina Sądecka) at an altitude of 381 m. It is surrounded by ranges of the eastern Outer Western Carpathian Mountains: Beskid Sądecki to the south, Beskid Wyspowy to the west, Beskid Niski to the southeast, and the foothills of Pogórze Rożnowskie to the north.

Slovak Republic (1939–1945)

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Because of its proximity to Slovakia, it lay on a major route for resistance fighters of the Polish Home Army.
The two combat groups fought while pushing through the Nowy Sącz and Dukla Mountain Passes, advancing towards Dębica and Tarnów in the region of southern Poland.

Newag

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The town was an important centre of the railway industry, and now contains one of the biggest railway engineering works in Poland.
Newag S.A. [pronounced: nevag] is a Polish company, based in Nowy Sącz, specialising in the production, maintenance, and modernisation of railway rolling stock.

Kraków Voivodeship

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Before that and during the Second Polish Republic, Nowy Sącz was a county seat in the Kraków Voivodeship.

Jan Karski

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In June 1940, the resistance rescued Jan Karski from a hospital there, and a year later 32 people were shot in reprisal for the escape; several others were sent to concentration camps.
Severely tortured, he was finally transported to a hospital in Nowy Sącz, from which he was smuggled out with vital help of Józef Cyrankiewicz.

Stary Sącz

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Its name was taken from the nearby town of Stary Sącz.
- The New Year's Eve Race from Stary Sącz to Nowy Sącz

Klausenburg (Hasidic dynasty)

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At that time, the town was important in Hasidic Jewish history for the founding of the Sanz Hasidic dynasty during the 19th century, the precursor to the Bobov dynasty founded in nearby Bobowa (with a synagogue with occasional services by Cracow congregation) and the Klausenberg dynasty.
The Klausenburger Rebbes are descended from Rabbi Chaim Halberstam of Sanz, who was a disciple of Rabbi Naftoli Tzvi of Ropshitz.

Chaim Halberstam

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Chaim Halberstam of Sanz (1797–1876), known as the Divrei Chaim after his sefer (works), was the rabbi of Sanz (Nowy Sącz), a famous Hasidic Rebbe and the founder of the Sanz Hasidic dynasty, and one of the leaders of Eastern European Jewry in his generation.

Galicia (Eastern Europe)

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In 1772, during the Partitions of Poland, the town was annexed by the Habsburg Empire as part of Galicia, where it remained until November 1918.

Lemkos

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Briefly after the end of the war, it was associated with the short-lived independent Lemko Rusyn People's Republic, established by members of the Lemko (a subgroup of ethnic Rusyns native to the Beskid Niski).
Additional populations can be found in Mokre, Szczawne, Kulaszne, Rzepedź, Turzańsk, Komańcza, Sanok, Nowy Sącz, and Gorlice.

Dawid Janczyk

Dawid Janczyk (born 23 September 1987 in Nowy Sącz) is a Polish footballer who last plays for Odra Wodzisław.

Majka Jeżowska

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Majka Jeżowska (born Maria Jeżowska on May 25, 1960 in Nowy Sącz, Poland ), is a Polish singer performing pop and children's music.

Arthur Berson

Arthur Josef Stanislaus Berson (6 August 1859 – 3 December 1942) was a German meteorologist and pioneer of aerology who was a native of Neu Sandez, Galicia (now Nowy Sącz, Poland).

Władysław Kiełbasa

Władysław Kiełbasa (born December 31, 1893 in Nowy Sącz – September 2, 1939 in Mikołów) was a Lieutenant Colonel (Podpułkownik) of the Polish Army.

Adam Kossowski

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Adam Kossowski (5 December 1905 – 31 March 1986) was a Polish artist, born in Nowy Sącz, notable for his works for the Catholic Church in England, where he arrived in 1943 as a refugee from Soviet labour camps and was invited in 1944 to join the Guild of Catholic Artists and Craftsmen.

Joanna Kanska

Born in Nowy Sącz, she attended the National Film School in Łódź from 1976 to 1980.