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Wadowice

(vädōvē`tsĕ), town (1993 est. pop. 19,600), Bielsko-Biała prov., S Poland, on Skawa River, 23 mi (37 km) WSW of Kraków. Located in a region of rolling hills, Wadowice is a railroad junction; its industries include cement-products, wire, and footwear manufacturing and food processing. In World War II, under German rule, Wadowice was called Frauenstadt. Pope John Paul IIJohn Paul II, Saint
1920–2005, pope (1978–2005), a Pole (b. Wadowice) named Karol Józef Wojtyła; successor of John Paul I. He was the first non-Italian pope elected since the Dutch Adrian VI (1522–23) and the first Polish and Slavic pope.
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 was born there, and the town has become a Catholic pilgrimmage site.
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