capital city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
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Szczecin (German: Stettin) is a large city in Poland in West Pomeranian Voivodeship. As of 2005, 411,119 people live there. The city is on the river Odra (German: Oder), near the border to Germany. It is one of the largest sea ports on the Baltic. It is the historical capital of the German province of Pomerania. Szczecin has got one of the biggest harbours on the Baltic Sea.

Western Facade of St. Jacobs Cathedral in Szczecin
Hay Market in Szczecin
An important building near the river Oder
coat of arms

Szczecin borders with Police, a district town at the Oder River.

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