The Jews of Kraków and its Surrounding Towns



The city of Bochnia lies 45 kilometers east of Krakow,
almost midway between Kraków and Tarnow, Poland.
The city was established around 1200 CE and was
closely linked to the discovery of salt deposits in the area.

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