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constructions are either under development or are to be launched soon - the value of some of them exceeding 100 million euros. They include a new speedway stadium, major shopping and entertainment centres, a commercial complex popularly called a "New Centre of Toruń", a music theater, a centre of contemporary art, hotels, office buildings, facilities for the Nicolaus Copernicus University, roads and tram routes, sewage and fresh water delivery systems, residential projects, the possibility

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fortress Mitau. According to the Congress of Vienna, put into action after the fall of Napoleon in 1815, parts of the former Prussian Partition of Poland was returned to Prussia. From them the Grand Duchy of Posen was to be created, that was to be a nominally autonomous province under Hohenzollern rule with the rights of "free development of Polish nation, culture and language", and was outside the German Confederation. Originally the Duchy

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, he learned farming on an estate near Thorn (Toruń), and in 1821 entered the University of Breslau as a student of philosophy. But he soon abandoned an academic career and, after returning for a while to country life, retired to the small town of Gollub (Golub-Dobrzyń), where he devoted himself to literary studies. In 1847 he settled at Thorn, the home of Copernicus, where he died. By bus Several companies dealing with public transport serve Żnin with bus services

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at an angle soon after its construction. It's customary to see if you can stand with your feet against the wall and your arms outstretched in front of you (hint: it's pretty much impossible!) * WikiPedia:Toruń Dmoz:Regional Europe Poland Voivodships Kuyavia and Pomerania Torun Commons:Toruń

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Town Square phone +48 694 152 398 tollfree fax hours price 35 PLN - 100 PLN checkin 1400 checkout 1200 content Placed in the Old Town Square, with a view over Town Hall. Contains eight-, four- or two-bed rooms. * *

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World bronze medalists , two-time (1999, 2000) European silver medalists (European Figure Skating Championships) and two-time (2004, 2007) European bronze medalists. They were the first Polish pair to medal at the World Championships. They now coach together in Toruń, Poland. Siudek and Siudek announced their retirement from competitive skating following the 2007 Worlds. After retiring, they returned to Poland and began coaching in Toruń. ref name

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material aid to many students from poor families (among them Dr Aleksander Majkowski, a future expert on Kaszuby). He was a major benefactor of the Scientific Help Society for the Youth of the Grand Duchy of Poznań. In Sopot Amrogowicz established the People's Bank, designed to assist small business, and became the president of the Bank for several years. Early life Bachstrom was born in 1688 the son of a barber near Rawicz ref name ADB>

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'' in 1957 (''Poezja i proza'', vol. 1, p. 5). However, Stachura’s biographer, Marian Buchowski, points out that two untitled poems were published in the bi-weekly ''Kontrasty'' in 1956. The latter were not included in any later publications of Stachura’s work; Buchowski includes their full text in his book (p. 26). After an unsuccessful attempt at enrolling in an arts college, he returned home, working menial jobs, writing poetry, and corresponding with other young writers. He then moved


'''Toruń''' (known also by several alternative names (Toruń#Etymology)) is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula River. Its population was 205,934 as of June 2009. Toruń is one of the oldest cities in Poland. The medieval old town of Toruń is the birthplace of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.

In 1997 the medieval part of the city was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site (World Heritage Sites of Poland). In 2007 the Old Town in Toruń was added to the list of Seven Wonders of Poland. National Geographic Polska (National Geographic Channel) rated the old town market and the Gothic town hall as one of the "30 Most Beautiful Places in the World." In 2010 ''Forbes'' magazine ranked Toruń as number one of the "Polish Cities Attractive for Business".

Previously it was the capital of the Toruń Voivodeship (1975–98) and the Pomeranian Voivodeship (1921–45). Since 1999, Toruń has been a seat of the self-government of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship and, as such, is one of its two capitals (together with Bydgoszcz). The cities and neighboring counties form the Bydgoszcz-Toruń twin city metropolitan area. In September 2004, Bydgoszcz Medical School joined Toruń's Nicolaus Copernicus University (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń) as its ''Collegium Medicum''. The current Mayor of Toruń is Mr. Michał Zaleski.

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