Pruszcz Gdański [ˈpruʂt͡ʂ ˈɡdaɲskʲi] (German: Praust)[1] is a town in Gdańsk Pomerania, northwestern Poland with 26834 inhabitants (2010). Pruszcz Gdański is an industrial town neighbouring Gdańsk, part of the Tricity agglomeration. The Tricity Circle Highway begins in Pruszcz Gdański.

Pruszcz Gdański
Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church
Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church
Coat of arms of Pruszcz Gdański
Coat of arms
Pruszcz Gdański is located in Poland
Pruszcz Gdański
Pruszcz Gdański
Coordinates: 54°16′N 18°38′E / 54.267°N 18.633°E / 54.267; 18.633Coordinates: 54°16′N 18°38′E / 54.267°N 18.633°E / 54.267; 18.633
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyGdańsk
GminaPruszcz Gdański (urban gmina)
Established14th century
Town rights1941
Government
 • MayorJanusz Wróbel
Area
 • Total16.47 km2 (6.36 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
 • Total26,834
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83-000
Area code(s)+48 58
Car platesGDA
Websitewww.pruszcz-gdanski.pl

The capital of Gdańsk County in Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, Pruszcz Gdański was a town in the Gdańsk Voivodeship from 1975 to 1998. During World War II, Pruszcz Gdański was the location of Nazi Germany's Praust concentration camp, a female subcamp of the Stutthof concentration camp.

Polish State Railways has a railway station in the town.

The sugar plant in Pruszcz Gdański

Contents

EducationEdit

Schools:

Preschools:

  • Przedszkole Publiczne nr 3
  • Niepubliczne Przedszkole im. Janusza Korczaka
  • Niepubliczne Przedszkole „Promyczek”
  • Niepubliczne Przedszkole „Bajeczka”
  • Niepubliczne Przedszkole „Jedyneczka”
  • Niepubliczne przedszkole „Czwóreczka”

PopulationEdit

  • 1960: 7,800 inhabitants
  • 1970: 13,100 inhabitants
  • 1975: 16,200 inhabitants
  • 1980: 18,500 inhabitants
  • 1990: 21,100 inhabitants
  • 1995: 21,200 inhabitants
  • 2000: 22,200 inhabitants
  • 2014: 28,001 inhabitants

Notable peopleEdit

  • Edward Jurkiewicz (born 1948 in Pruszcz Gdański) a Polish former professional basketball player, competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Mateusz Bąk (born 1983 in Pruszcz Gdański) a Polish footballer who currently plays for Lechia Gdańsk as a goalkeeper.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Territory of Germany" (in German). 2017-11-28.

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