Spatial, functional and social conditions vital for founding new cities in the Mazovian Province at the turn of the XX and XXI centaury

Hanka Zaniewska

DOI: 10.21858/msr.19.01

Vol no: 19

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The process of urbanization of the Polish settlement network became apparent during the period of social and economic transformation, which was reflected in the creation of 87 new cities between 1989 and 2011. Most of them are small cities with a population of less than 5,000, which had municipal rights in the past, lost for political, economic, as well as administrative reasons.