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Szczecin

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-41 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-41 map





Facts in brief:

Founded as Slav fishing village; became a powerful fortified town from 10th-11th cen.; peace treaty between Denmark and Sweden signed here in 1570; modern development began in 1826 with navigation of Oder River;

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