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 (shchĕ′chēn′) also Stet·tin (stə-tēn′, shtĕ-)
A city of northwest Poland near the mouth of the Oder River. It was ruled by Sweden from 1648 to 1720, when it was ceded to Prussia. After World War II the city became part of Poland.


(Polish ˈʃtʃɛtsin)
(Placename) a port in NW Poland, on the River Oder: the busiest Polish port and leading coal exporter; shipbuilding. Pop: 435 000 (2005 est). German name: Stettin


(ˈʃtʃɛt tʃin, -sin)

a seaport in NW Poland. 412,000. German, Stettin.
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Over the last year or so, the EIB has developed a strong role as an investor in water projects in the countries seeking EU membership and especially in Poland where water improvement schemes were financed in Zywiec, Torun, Bielsko-Biala and Sczecin, in addition to Lodz.