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Coat of arms of Izbica Kujawska

Alternate names: Izbica Kujawska [Pol], Izbitz [Yid], Mühlental [Ger, 1940-45], Izbica, Russian: Избица-Куявска.איזביצה קויאווסקה- Hebrew. 52°25' N, 18°47' E, 54 miles NNW of Łódź, 18 miles NNE of Koło, 19 miles SW of Włocławek. Izbica Kujawska is a town in central Poland with 2,808 inhabitants in 2004 situated in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship (since 1999), having previously been in Włocławek Voivodeship (1975-1998).  Synagogue and more photos. First documented in 1419, the town was granted Magdeburg Law rights in 1540 and developed meaningful trade and commerce. Eventually, the town was inhabitated primarily by Jews. In 1827 the 51 houses were inhabited by 407 Jews, the total population.  [May 2009]


"The Jewish cemetery no longer exists. Just grass on the side of a hill with one lone memorial tree. There were timber windmills on that hill, but they were removed in the 1960s. All that remains are a few foundation stones." sourcecemetery photos. [May 2009]

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