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Pomorze (Pomerania Province)
The province is situated in the northern part of Poland on the Baltic Seacoast. It occupies an area of over 18,300 square km and its population is approximately 2.2 mln people. There are many interesting places in the region, among them the largest in Europe moving sand dunes located in the Slowiski National Park. Forests account for almost 40% of the total area and the nature as well as landscape qualities make Pomerania one of the most attractive tourist regions in Poland. Moreover, numerous roads, railways and sea connections together with coastal location make the province an important trade center both in Poland and in Europe. The main sectors of industry are fishing and shipyard industry. Farming also plays a significant role in the economy of Pomerania

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Mapservers Maps Descriptive Information National Parks Museums and Institutions Colleges and Universities The Catholic Church The Capital of the Province: Gdansk - 462,700 inhabitants Town: Gdynia - 251,700 inhabitants Town: Gniew - 7,200 inhabitants
  • History - from the Lexicon of Polish Cities
  • Gniew Castle -Accommodation, dining & visitor services
Town: Hel - 5,000 inhabitants Town: Jastarnia - 2,900 inhabitants Town: Jurata Town: Kwidzyn - 39,500 inhabitants Town: Leba - 4,100 inhabitants Town: Malbork - 41,000 inhabitants Town: Slupsk - 102,400 inhabitants