Lodz is one of the largest cities in Poland. Located in the center of the country, 120 kilometers southwest of Warsaw, it is the center of the Polish electronics industry. Founded in the XIII century, the status of the city since 1423; during the time of the Russian Empire - the county town of Petrokovskaya province (1867-1917).
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Since 1999, Lodz has been the center and largest city of the Lodz Voivodeship. The population of the city is 696.5 thousand people and is gradually decreasing (1988 - 854 thousand). Back in the 1990s, Lodz was the second most populous city in Poland after Warsaw, but in the 2000s it gave way to Krakow.
In 1945-1948, Lodz actually performed the functions of the capital of Poland in the conditions of the almost complete destruction of Warsaw.