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Old Wloclawek

Three pre-war picture postcards of Wloclawek, Poland. Click to enlarge images.

Włocławek railway station

A picture postcard from around 1910 of the railway station in Włocławek, Poland.

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The River Vistula in Wloclawek on an old picture postcard, c.1911.

Fact – During the German occupation of Wloclawek during the Second World War the city was renamed Leslau and annexed by decree to the German Reich.

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An old postcard of a church in Wloclawek in Poland, c.1925.

Włocławek is a city situated on the river Vistula (Wisła) and Zgłowiączka in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. Its current population is around 115,000.

See also some post-war communist period images of Wloclawek.

Communist era Włocławek

Socialist Wloclawek

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A photograph of pre-war buildings in the centre of Wroclawek, Poland, c.1959.

Three images of Włocławek, kujawsko-pomorskie, during the communist period (1945 – 1990).

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A photograph of Plac Wolności in Włocławek, Poland, c.1959.

Three things you may not know about Wloclawek:
- The biochemist, Leon Marchlewski, was born in Włocławek in 1869.
- Wloclawek has three railway stations and is located on the Kutno – Bydgoszcz – Toruń mainline.
- The registration plates of all cars and trucks registered in Wloclawek begin with the letters CW.

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A picture of Stary Rynek in Włocławek, kujawsko-pomorskie, Poland, c.1974.

Wloclawek is located on the Vistula River in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian province of Poland.

Related content on Polish Poland: A selection of pre-war images of Wloclawek (wartime Leslau).