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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Stanislau

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STANISLAU (Polish, Stanislawow ), a town in Galicia, Austria, 87 m. S.E. of Lemberg by rail. Pop. (1900), 30,410, about half Jews. It possesses a beautiful parish church, which contains the tombs of the Potocki family. The principal industries include tanning, dyeing, tile-making, milling, the production of yeast and there is a large establishment for the manufacture of railway stock. Stanislau is an important railway junction„ and has a considerable trade, principally in agricultural produce. Stanislau was founded by Stanislav Potocki (d. 1683), and has been newly rebuilt since it was devastated by a great fire in 1868.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Stanislau'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/s/stanislau.html. 1910.


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