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Słubice

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Słubice German Dammvorstadt is a border town in the Lubusz Voivodeship of western Poland Located on the Oder river, directly opposite the city of Frankfurt Oder in Germany, of which it was a part until 1945 as Dammvorstadt At the 2011 census, the town had a total population of 18,000 urban agglomeration Słubice-Frankfurt 85,000 Previously located in the Gorzów Wielkopolski Voivodeship 1975–1998, the town is currently the capital of Słubice County and the administrative seat of the Gmina Słubice

Contents

  • 1 Town
  • 2 Districts
  • 3 Gallery
  • 4 International relations
    • 41 Twin towns — Sister cities
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Town

Frankfurt with eastern bridgehead above, 1701

The name is a modern Polish restored version of Zliwitz, a West Slavic settlement east of the Brandendamm causeway across the Oder, mentioned in Frankfurt's city charter of 1253 The Ascanian margraves of Brandenburg had purchased the surrounding Lubusz Land from the Silesian Duke Bolesław II the Bald in 1248

Słubice is closely linked to its German sister city Frankfurt Oder, of which it was a part until 1945 The two cities share many urban amenities and collaborate on various projects, such as a wastewater treatment plant in Słubice that serves both towns, as well as the Collegium Polonicum extension of some of the Viadrina European University's departments on the Polish side of the border Furthermore, Słubice is part of a special Słubice-Kostrzyn Economic Zone

Słubice was the setting for the 2003 film Distant Lights Lichter as well as for scenes in the 2002 film Grill Point

On October 22, 2014, a monument to Wikipedia was unveiled in the town

Districts

  • Golice
  • Kunice
  • Kunowice
  • Lisów
  • Nowe Biskupice
  • Nowy Lubusz
  • Pławidło
  • Rybocice
  • Słubice
  • Stare Biskupice
  • Świecko

Gallery

International relations

See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Poland

Twin towns — Sister cities

Słubice is twinned with:

  • Frankfurt Oder, Germany, since 1975
  • Heilbronn, Germany, since 1998
  • Tijuana, Mexico, since 1998
  • Yuma, Arizona, United States, since 2000
  • Shostka, Ukraine, since 2008
  • Elektrėnai, Lithuania, since 2010
  • La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, since 2013
150°-panorama of Słubice city centre

References

  1. ^ "Einleitung" 
  2. ^ "World's first Wikipedia monument unveiled in Poland" Thenewspl 23 October 2014 Retrieved 3 November 2014 

External links

  • Official website Polish
  • slubice24pl
  • Jewish Community in Słubice on Virtual Shtetl
  • Tourguides Słubice

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