Place:Gorzów Wielkopolski, Zielona Góra, Poland

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NameGorzów Wielkopolski
Alt namesGorzów Wielkopolskisource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Gorzów Wlkp.source: Wikipedia
Landsbergsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 343
Landsberg an der Warthesource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-63
TypeCity
Coordinates52.7°N 15.2°E
Located inZielona Góra, Poland
Also located inLubuskie, Poland     (1257 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Gorzów Wielkopolski, often abbreviated to Gorzów Wlkp. or simply Gorzów, is a city in western Poland, on the Warta river. It is the second largest city in the Lubusz Voivodeship with 124,116 inhabitants (June 2015) and one of its two capitals with a seat of a Voivodeship governor (the other is Zielona Góra). Previously it was the capital of the Gorzów Voivodeship (1975–1998).

Gorzów is known for its successful sportsmen, including Olympic and world champions and national representatives. The city is also known as the hometown of former Polish Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz.

Around Gorzów, there are two large forest areas: Gorzów Woods to the north, where the Barlinek-Gorzów Landscape Park is situated, and Noteć Woods to the southeast. The biggest oil fields in Poland are located near Gorzów.

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