Ustka

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Ustka (Polish: Ustka; German: Stolpmuende), is a town in Middle Pomerania region, north-western Poland with 17,100 inhabitants (2001). Ii is also part of Slupsk County in Pomeranian Voivodship since 1999, previously in Slupsk Voivodship (1975-1998).

Popular tourist destination and a fishing port on the south coasts of the Baltic

Monuments: lighthouse from 1871 and church from 1882. The first historic records mention the village of Ujsc or Ujscie in 1310.

The eastern part is older and is currently focusing most of the tourist traffic. However, an extremely costly beach maintanance makes the western part more and more popular.

In the proximity of Ustka is a military exercise area from which at the end of the 60's and at the beginning of the 70's some sounding rockets of the type meteor was launched.


Population


1950: ? inhabitants
1960: 6.100 inhabitants
1970: 9.500 inhabitants
1975: 12.400 inhabitants
1980: 15.200 inhabitants
1990: ? inhabitants
2000: ? inhabitants
2001: 17.100

External links

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