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Legnica





Legnica in Poland is regarded as the economical, administrative, education and cultural center. In the Lower Silesia, Legnica is the third biggest city in size.
The total population of Legnica is 1,06, 895 people. Some of the major industries of Legnica are textile, metallurgy and Copper industries.

Legnica is situated in the southwestern part of Poland. It is also situated in the lower Silesian Province. The river Kaczawa banks along the city. Legnica had also been a center for administrative services from 1975- 1998 of Legnica province. The mayor of Legnica is Taudeusz Krzakowski.

Some of the distinguished residents of the Legnica city are as follows:
  • Author Horst Lange
  • Opera Singer, Gunther Reich
  • Alindao's first Bishop Peter Marzinkowski
Universities in Legnica are as follows:
  • Wroclaw University of technology
  • Foreign Language Teacher training college
  • Witelon University of Applied Sciences
Legnica is well known for gardens and parks. Now in Legnica there are about 700 parks. The authorities within the town take special care of the environment. Legnica has been awarded many national prizes for its role in protecting the natural environment of the city. Legnica is also referred to as a center for academics. Today more than 12,000 student's study in the different colleges of Legnica. In German Legnica is spelled as Liegnitz.

Battle of Legnica on 15th April in the year 1241 made the city popular. In this battle the Mongol army defeated the Polish. Henry II, was the prince of Lower Silesia at that time.

Legnica is one of the important cities in Poland.

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