Pruszcz Gdański

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Pruszcz Gdański
Exaltations of the Cross Church
Exaltations of the 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; 18.633
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Gdańsk
Gmina Pruszcz Gdański (urban gmina)
Established 14th century
Town rights 1941
Government
 • Mayor Janusz Wróbel
Area
 • Total 16.47 km2 (6.36 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 26,834
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83-000
Area code(s) +48 58
Car plates GDA
Website www.pruszcz-gdanski.pl

Pruszcz Gdański [ˈpruʂt͡ʂ ˈɡdaɲskʲi] (German: Praust; Kashubian: Pruszcz Gduńsczi) 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.

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

Polskie Koleje Państwowe has a railway station in the town.

The sugar plant in Pruszcz Gdański

Education[edit]

Schools:

Preschools:

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

Population[edit]

  • 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

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Coordinates: 54°16′N 18°38′E / 54.267°N 18.633°E / 54.267; 18.633