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Włocławek
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Powiat city county
Established tenth century
Town rights 1255
Area
 • City 84.32 km2 (32.56 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • City 117,785
 • Density 1,396.88/km2 (3,617.90/sq mi)
 • Metro 243 000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87-800 to 87-810, 87-812, 87-814, 87-816 to 87-818, 87-822
Area code(s) +48 54
Car plates CW
Website http://www.wloclawek.pl

Włocławek is a town in northern Poland in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship with a population of 117,785 (June 2009). It has a large Jewish community. In 1939, when the Nazis invaded, the Jewish people of this town were the first to have to wear yellow Stars of David.

Twin Areas

This town is twinned with the following places:

Germany Bamberg, Germany;
United Kingdom Bedford, United Kingdom


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