Włocławek

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Włocławek
Włocławek is located in Poland
Włocławek
Coordinates: 52°39′N 19°3′E / 52.65°N 19.05°E / 52.65; 19.05Coordinates: 52°39′N 19°3′E / 52.65°N 19.05°E / 52.65; 19.05
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Powiat city county
Established tenth century
Town rights 1255
Government
 • Mayor Andrzej Pałucki
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

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[change | edit source]

This town is twinned with the following places:

Germany Bamberg, Germany;
United Kingdom Bedford, United Kingdom