See also:town of
See also:Russian Poland, in the
See also:government of Piotrk6w, 82 m. by
See also:rail S.W. of Warsaw . It is situated on the
See also:plateau, which at the beginning of the 19th century was covered with impenetrable forests . Now it is the centre of a
See also:group of
See also:industrial towns—Zgert, Leczyca,
See also:Pabianice, Konstantinov and Aleksandrov . Chiefly owing to a considerable immigration of German capitalists and workers, Lodz has grown with
See also:American-like rapidity . It consists principally of one
See also:main street, 7 M. long, and is a sort of
See also:Polish Manchester, manufacturing cottons, woollens and mixed stuffs, with chemicals,
See also:beer, machinery and
See also:silk, One of the very few educational institutions is a professional industrial school . The population, which was only 5o,000 in 1872, reached 351.570 in 1900; the Poles numbering about 37%, Germans 4o% and Jews 221% .
LOESS (Ger. Loss)
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