- /kah"lish/, n.a city in central Poland. 81,200. German, Kalisch /kah"lish/.
* * *▪ Polandcity, Wielkopolskie województwo (province), west-central Poland, situated on the Prosna River.The excavations of a prehistoric village and mention of the settlement as Calisia by the astronomer-geographer Ptolemy in the 2nd century AD are evidence of the town's antiquity. A powerful castle stood there from the 12th to the 14th century. Kalisz obtained town rights in 1282.Now industrialized, Kalisz specializes in textile production, a trade begun during the 15th century. Engineering and food processing are also important to the local economy. The city contains many scenic parks and historic churches, as well as a theatre and regional museum. Pop. (2002) 109,498.
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Kalisz — Recorded as Kalisch, Kalisz, Kaliszewski, and Kaliszek, this is a Polish and sometimes Ashkenasic, surname, and apparently one of royal or noble origins. It is described as being habitational from the town of Kalisz in Central Poland, the town… … Surnames reference
Kalisz — Original name in latin Kalisz Name in other language Gorad Kalish, Kalisa, Kalisas, Kalisch, Kalish, Kalisz, Kalia, Kalias, ka li shen, kallisi, kalysh, karishu, Горад Каліш, Калиш, Каліш State code PL Continent/City Europe/Warsaw longitude… … Cities with a population over 1000 database
Kalisz — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Kalisz Country and Admin Code PL.86.3061 PL … World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II