Tczew

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Tczew

Tczew (chĕf), Ger. Dirschau, town (1992 est. pop. 60,000), Pomorskie prov., N Poland, a port on the Vistula River. It is a rail junction, with railroad workshops and shipyards located there. Chartered in 1260, Tczew became part of Poland in the late 13th cent. but was held by the Teutonic Knights from 1308 until 1466, when it reverted to Poland. It passed to Russia in 1772 and was not reincorporated into Poland until 1919.
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Tczew

 

a city in Poland, in Gdansk Województwo; situated on the Vistula River. Population, 50,000 (1974). Tczew, a transportation junction and river port, has a motor-vehicle assembly plant, a precision machine plant, a shipyard, and enterprises of the food-processing industry.

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Principal battles: Dirschau (Tczew) (1627); Sztum (1629); Breitenfeld I (near Leipzig) (1631); the Lech (1632); Alte Veste (near Nurnberg) (1632); Lutzen (1632).