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Hill fort in Płońsk
|Gmina||Płońsk (urban gmina)|
|• Mayor||Andrzej Józef Pietrasik|
|• Total||11.6 km2 (4.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code(s)||+48 023|
Płońsk gained city rights from the prince Siemowit IV of Masovia some time between 1399 and 1412.
- David Ben-Gurion – the first Prime Minister of Israel, was born in Płońsk.
- Abraham Jekuthiel Salman ben Moses Joseph Lichtstein
- Henryk Sienkiewicz – one of the outstanding writers of the second half of the 19th century, spent one year of his life in Poswietne, he wrote his first published novel called Na marne (In Vain).
- Eugene Sulkowski (1935-2011) - scientist from Płońsk. Emigrated to the United States, made notable contributions to metallic chromatography at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York.
- Anzia Yezierska
- "Population. Size and structure by territorial division. As of June 30, 2010". Central Statistical Office. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
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- Interactive map of Płońsk
- Płońsk official website
- Independent forum of Płońsk citizens
- Jewish Community in Płońsk on Virtual Shtetl
- The Story of the Jewish Community of Plonsk - an online exhibition in Yad Vashem website
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