Capital and largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in northwestern Poland.- Szczecin
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Town in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northwestern Poland.
It is the capital of Police County and one of the biggest towns of the Szczecin agglomeration.
Voivodeship in northwestern Poland.
Its capital and largest city is Szczecin.
Historical region on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea in Central Europe, split between Poland and Germany.
Pomerania has a relatively low population density, with its largest cities being Gdańsk and Szczecin.
The University of Szczecin (Uniwersytet Szczeciński) is a public university in Szczecin, western Poland.
Duchy in Pomerania on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, ruled by dukes of the House of Pomerania (Griffins).
Szczecin was taken in the winter of 1121–1122.
Country in Central Europe.
Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.
River in Central Europe.
The river ultimately flows into the Szczecin Lagoon north of Szczecin and then into three branches (the Dziwna, Świna and Peene) that empty into the Bay of Pomerania of the Baltic Sea.
Lagoon in the Oder estuary, shared by Germany and Poland.
Magdeburg rights (Magdeburger Recht; also called Magdeburg Law) were a set of town privileges first developed by Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (936–973) and based on the Flemish Law, which regulated the degree of internal autonomy within cities and villages granted by the local ruler.
Notable Polish, Lithuanian, and today's Belarus and Ukraine towns governed on the basis of the location privilege known as the "settlement with German law" issued by Polish and Grand Duchy of Lithuania landlords (since the 16th to 18th centuries by Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth landlords) included Biecz, Frysztak, Sandomierz, Kraków, Kurów, Minsk, Polotsk, Poznań, Ropczyce, Łódź, Wrocław, Szczecin (which was not a part of Poland when granted town rights; they were given by a Pomeranian landlord), Złotoryja, Vilnius, Trakai, Kaunas, Hrodna, Kyiv, Lviv, Chernivtsi, Brody, Lutsk, Volodymyr, Sanok, Sniatyn, Nizhyn among many hundreds of others.
Province of Prussia from 1815 to 1945.
Stettin (present-day Szczecin, Poland) was the provincial capital.