The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an administrative unit in Poland, in the basin of the Warta River. Area, 8,200 sq km. It had a population of 1,156,000 in 1974, of whom 40 percent lived in urban areas. The administrative center is Poznan.
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