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Nowy Sącz

Nowy Sącz (nôˈvĭ sôNchˈ) [key], Ger. Neu-Sandez, city (1993 est. pop. 79,700), Małopolskie prov., SE Poland, on the Dunajec. It is a railway junction and an administrative and economic center. There are deposits of lignite and petroleum in the vicinity. Chartered in 1298, it passed to Austria in 1772 and was included in Poland in 1919. The city has several old churches; its 14th-century palace was destroyed in World War II.

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