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Congress Poland

CONGRESS POLAND The Congress of Vienna, 1814-5, awarded the greater part of the Grand Duchy of Warsaw to the Tsar of Russia as a separate Kingdom from his Russian possessions. It included Płock, Kalisz, Łódź, Częstochowa, Kielce, Zamość, Lublin, Łomża, … Continue reading

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Chełm

CHEŁM Kholm (Rus). Voivodship (Województwo chełmskie), 1975-99, in eastern Poland, lying on the border with Ukraine and, for a short distance, Belorussia, across the River Bug. It was named after its capital, which is east of Lublin and south of … Continue reading

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Biała Podlaska

BIAŁA PODLASKA Later a Voivodship (Województwo bialskopoldlaskie), 1975-99 Found in eastern Poland, south of Białystok, bordered in the east by the River Bug and, across the river, by Belarus. It lay in the south of the ancient region of Podlasia … Continue reading

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