Nowy Port

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Nowy Port
District of Gdańsk
Aerial view of Nowy Port
Aerial view of Nowy Port
Location of Nowy Port within Gdańsk
Location of Nowy Port within Gdańsk
Coordinates: 54°23′51″N 18°39′54″E / 54.397627°N 18.664891°E / 54.397627; 18.664891Coordinates: 54°23′51″N 18°39′54″E / 54.397627°N 18.664891°E / 54.397627; 18.664891
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
County/CityGdańsk
Area
 • Total2.08 km2 (0.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2019[1])
 • Total9,334
 • Density4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationGD

Nowy Port (German: Neufahrwasser; Kashubian: Fôrwôter) is a district of the city of Gdańsk, Poland. It borders with Brzeźno to the west, Letnica to the south, and Przeróbka to the east (over the Martwa Wisła). With 10684 inhabitants and area of 2.28 km², its population density is 4689/km², as of 2011.[2]

The landmark of the district is the historic Nowy Port Lighthouse, which is open to visitors.

During World War II, in 1939 and 1940, the district was one of places of imprisonment and executions of Polish railway workers by Nazi Germany (see Nazi crimes against the Polish nation).[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Podział administracyjny Gdańska". BIP - Urząd Miejski W Gdańsku (in Polish). Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  2. ^ Administrative division of Gdańsk (polish). Retrieved 15 January 2014
  3. ^ Maria Wardzyńska, Był rok 1939. Operacja niemieckiej policji bezpieczeństwa w Polsce. Intelligenzaktion, IPN, Warszawa, 2009, p. 85 (in Polish)

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