Neu-Stettin - Encyclopedia




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NEU-STETTIN, a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Pomerania, on the small Streitzig lake, 90 m. by rail N.E. of Stettin, at the junction of railways to Belgard, Posen and Stolpmiinde. Pop. (1905) 10,785. Its industries are ironfounding, dyeing, brewing and the manufacture of machinery, soap and matches. There is a considerable trade in cattle, grain and other agricultural produce, and in timber and spirits. Neu-Stettin was founded in 1313 by Wratislaus, duke of Pomerania, on the model of Stettin.

See Wilcke, Chronik der Stadt Neu-Stettin (Neu-Stettin, 1862); and F. W. Kasiski, Beschreibung der vaterldndischen Alterthiimer in Neu-Stettin (Danzig, 1881).

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