Location of Turzyn within Szczecin
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Turzyn is a municipal neighbourhood of the city of Szczecin, Poland situated on the left bank of Oder river, west of the Szczecin Old Town and Middle Town. As of January 2011 it had a population of 20,373.
Before 1945 when Stettin was a part of Germany, the German name of this suburb was Stettin-Torney. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.
- Encyklopedia Szczecina. Tom II, P-Ż. Szczecin: Uniwersytet Szczeciński, 2000, p. 546. ISBN 83-7241-089-5 (pl)
- "Zestawienie informacyjne o liczbie osób zameldowanych w Szczecinie" (in Polish). Urząd Miasta Szczecin. Retrieved 2011-01-23.
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