Rare and Amazing Photographs of Warsaw, Poland From the 1850s


Warsaw is the capital and biggest city of Poland. The city area procedures 517 km2 (200 sq mi) and comprises 18 districts, while the city covers 6,100 km2 (2,355 sq mi). Warsaw is an alpha- international city, a major cultural, political and economic center, and the nations seat of government.
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Warsaw flourished throughout the 19th century under Mayor Sokrates Starynkiewicz (1875– 92), who was designated by Alexander III. Under Starynkiewicz Warsaw saw its first water and sewage system systems developed and developed by the English engineer William Lindley and his kid, William Heerlein Lindley, along with the growth and modernization of trams, street lighting, and gas facilities.

Between 1850 and 1882, the population grew by 134% to 383,000 as a result of quick urbanization and industrialization. Many migrated from surrounding rural Masovian towns and towns to the city for job opportunity. The western district of Wola was transformed from an agricultural periphery inhabited primarily by little farms and windmills to an industrial and production centre. Metallurgical, fabric and glass wares factories were commonplace, with chimneys dominating the westernmost horizon.

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