Place:Starogard Gdański, Pomorze, Poland

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NameStarogard Gdański
Alt namesPreussisch Stargardsource: Wikipedia
Preussisch-Stargardsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 1152
Stargard bei Danzigsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Starogardsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Starogard Gdańskisource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-167; Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 1152
Starogardasource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates53.967°N 18.5°E
Located inPomorze, Poland
Also located inGdańsk, Poland    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Starogard Gdański (meaning approximately "the old stronghold"; Kashubian/Pomeranian: Starogarda; ) is a town in Eastern Pomerania in northwestern Poland with 48,328 inhabitants (2004).

Starogard has been the capital of Starogard County in Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, but was previously a town in Gdańsk Voivodeship from 1975 to 1998. Car registration numbers start with GST.

Starogard is the capital and second biggest city (after Tczew) of the region called Kociewie and is populated by Kocievians.

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