Facts About Gdynia
In 2008, Gdynia made it onto the Monopoly Here and Now World Edition board after being voted by fans through the Internet.
There are currently 8 universities and institutions of higher education based in Gdynia.
In the summer of 2014, Gdynia hosted Red Bull Air Race World Championship.
Ernst Stavro Blofeld (born 28 May 1908 in Gdingen) a fictional character and villain from the James Bond series of novels and films, created by Ian Fleming
Gdynia hosts the Gdynia Film Festival, the main Polish film festival.
Gdynia is a city in northern Poland. Located on Gdańsk Bay on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, it is a major seaport and the second-largest city in Pomeranian Voivodeship after Gdańsk.
In 1926 Gdynia was granted city rights, after which it enjoyed a rapid demographic and architectural development.
The Population of Gdynia is 244,458.
Gdynia is twinned with: Aalborg, Denmark; Baranovichi, Belarus; Brooklyn, United States; Côte d’Opale, France; Haikou, China; Kaliningrad, Russia; Karlskrona, Sweden; Kiel, Germany; Klaipėda, Lithuania; Kotka, Finland; Kristiansand, Norway; Busan, South Korea; Kunda, Estonia; Liepāja, Latvia; Plymouth, United Kingdom; Seattle, United States & Zhuhai, China.
On December 4, 1999, a storm destroyed a huge crane in a shipyard, which was able to lift 900 tons.
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