Falenica is a part of Wawer, one of districts of Warsaw, located on the right bank of the Vistula, in the far southeastern corner of the city. Until 1951 it was a separate village, then it became part of Warsaw. Before the Second World War Falenica, which is located in a forested area, was a favorite location for summer cottages and houses. During World War II the Germans opened a Jewish ghetto there, all of its inhabitants were transported to Treblinka in August 1942.
Falenica is located along the main rail line, which connects Warsaw with Lublin.
- Falenica Home Page and Forum - News, informations, forum, discussion about Falenica
- Falenica.pl - first Falenica Home Page (rare updates)
- Jewish Community in Falenica on Virtual Shtetl
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