Warsaw, Poland

City: Warsaw

County: Poland

State: Mazovia Province

Lat/Long: 52.2297, 21.0122

Founded in 1300, Warsaw is the capital city of Poland as well as the capital city of the Mazovia Province. Located on the banks of the Vistula River in east central Poland, Warsaw grew into an important trade and industrial hub. In the nineteenth century, it was a renowned cultural and educational center. It was captured by the Russian Empire in 1813 and became the center of an unsuccessful Polish uprising against Russian rule in 1830 and 1831.

Webster's New Geographical Dictionary (Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1988), 1318; Birgit Glorius, Robert Nadler, Thilo Lang, and Zoltán Kovács, eds., Return Migration and Regional Development in Europe: Mobility Against the Stream (United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016), 67.