Zgierz


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Zgierz

(zgyĕsh), city (1991 est. pop. 59,300), Łódzkie prov., E central Poland. A textile center, it also manufactures chemicals, textile machinery, and metals. Chartered about 1300, Zgierz grew after the textile industry was established there in 1818.
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Zgierz

 

a city in Poland, a suburb of Łódź. Population, 43,000 (1970). Railroad junction. It is an important center of the wool and dye-making industries. Cotton, clothing, furniture, cardboard, and textile machinery are also produced. The city was founded in the 13th century.

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He leaves his wife, Halina (Gibka) Smola, a daughter, Beata Kukul of Czestochowa, Poland; a step daughter, Agnieszka Marciniak of Zgierz, Poland; two brothers, Jozef Smola and Wilhelm Smola and a sister, Izabela Klempka all of Lubsko, Poland; two grandsons, one step granddaughter, one step grandson and nephews and nieces.