Sunday, January 24, 2010

#029 Poland...Thanks Kazimierz!

The 1.55 Zt stamp was issued on Jun.15,2000 to celebrate the 1000 anniv. of Wroclaw.

Wroclaw is the chief city of the historical region of Silesia in south-western Poland, situated on the Oder river. Over the centuries the city has been part of Poland, Bohemia, Austria, Prussia, and Germany. Wrocław is the capital of Lower Silesian Voivodeship. According to official population figures for June 2009, its population is 632,240, making it the fourth largest city in Poland.

The stamp depicts the gothic Wroclaw Cathedral.

The 1.95 Zt stamp is a Polish 2009 definitive showing the fruits of cherry.

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