Włocławek

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Włocławek
Flag of Włocławek
Flag
Coat of arms of Włocławek
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Włocławek is located in Poland
Włocławek
Włocławek
Coordinates: 52°39′33″N 19°04′05″E / 52.65917°N 19.06806°E / 52.65917; 19.06806Coordinates: 52°39′33″N 19°04′05″E / 52.65917°N 19.06806°E / 52.65917; 19.06806
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
Powiatcity county
Establishedtenth century
Town rights1255
Government
 • MayorAndrzej Pałucki
Area
 • City84.32 km2 (32.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • City117,785
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
 • Metro
243 000
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87-800 to 87-810, 87-812, 87-814, 87-816 to 87-818, 87-822
Area code(s)+48 54
Car platesCW
Websitehttp://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[change | change source]

This town is twinned with the following places:

Germany Bamberg, Germany;
United Kingdom Bedford, United Kingdom