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Radom is a city in central Poland with 232,300 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Radom Voivodship (1975-1998).


It was founded in 1340 and during the partitions of Poland it was held successively by Austria and Russia in the 19th century before returning to Poland after World War I in 1918. The main industries include leather, glass, and chemicals.

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