Nysa Poland

A communist-era photograph of central Nysa. Believed to have been photographed in 1964.

Nysa (former – Neisse) is a city with a population of approximately 43,000. It is located in the province of Opole, close to the borders of historic Upper and Lower Silesia, in southwestern Poland.

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A colour photograph of ulica Bolesława III Krzywoustego in Nysa, Polen, c.1971.

Some things you may not know about Nysa:
- Nysa was called Neisse and part of Silesia (Schlesien) in Germany until 1945.
- In the early 1950s many buildings in the centre of Nysa were demolished to provide several million bricks for the reconstruction of Warsaw.
- Railway lines connect Nysa with cities such as Brzeg, Kalkow Laka, Katowice, Legnica and Opole.

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An elevated view of the Rynek area of Nysa during the socialist-period. Dated November 1974.

Related content: pre-war images of Nysa / Neisse.

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