Łódź is 's third biggest city, and the capital of the Łódzkie Voivodship. Unlike most other large Polish cities, which have long histories, Łódź was created almost from scratch during the 19th-century textile industry boom to house textile mills, their owners and their workers, and rapidly grew to become an important industrial and commerce centre.

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The University of Łódź is a public research university founded in 1945 in Łódź, Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

PKN is a major Polish state-owned oil refiner and petrol retailer. is situated 4½ km northwest of Łódź. Photo: CLI, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.

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is a multipurpose indoor arena in Łódź, , opened on June 26, 2009 at al. is situated 3½ km southwest of Łódź. Photo: Zorro2212, CC BY 3.0.

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is an area in the southern central part of the city of Łódź located in central Poland which consists of a group of textile factories and associated facilities, built in Łódź since 1824. is situated 1½ km south of Łódź. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 4 km west of Łódź. Photo: Darekm135, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 3½ km northwest of Łódź. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.


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