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Full nameŁódź
MottoEx navicula navis (From a boat, a ship)
Countycity county
City Rights1423
MayorHanna Zdanowska
Total Area113.2 sq mi (293.25 km2)
Elevation531.5 ft (162-278 m)
Total Population742387 (2009)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)1428600
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code90-001 to 94 413
Area code+48 42
Car platesEL

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Łódź c-plAUDPl-Łódź-3.oggłuć (approx. ; , Lodzh) is the third-largest city in Poland. Located in the central part of the country, it had a population of 742,387 in December 2009. It is the capital of Łódź Voivodeship, and is approximately 135 km (83.9 mi) south-west of Warsaw. The city's coat of arms is an example of canting: depicting a boat, it alludes to the city's name which translates literally as "boat".

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