Place:Pruszcz Gdański, Pomorze, Poland

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NamePruszcz Gdański
Alt namesPraustsource: BHA, Authority file (2003-)
Pruszcz Gdanskisource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Pruszcz Gduńsczisource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates54.267°N 18.633°E
Located inPomorze, Poland
Also located inGdańsk, Poland    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Pruszcz Gdański is a town in Gdańsk Pomerania, northwestern Poland with 26834 inhabitants (2010). Pruszcz Gdański is an industrial town neighbouring Gdańsk, part of the Tricity agglomeration. The Tricity Circle Highway begins in Pruszcz Gdański.

The capital of Gdańsk County in Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, Pruszcz Gdański was previously a town in the Gdańsk Voivodeship (1975-1998). During World War II, Pruszcz Gdański was the location of Nazi Germany's Praust concentration camp, a female subcamp of the Stutthof concentration camp.

Polskie Koleje Państwowe has a railway station in the town.

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