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Nowa Dęba [ˈnɔva ˈdɛmba] is a town in Tarnobrzeg County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland, with a population of 11,310, as of 2 June 2009.[1] Nowa Dęba belongs to historic Lesser Poland, and is located among the forests of Sandomierz Wilderness, along European route E371. Near the town is the Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone (TSSE), as well as a large military training area of the Polish Army. Nowa Dęba has a sports club Stal, established in 1953.

Nowa Dęba
Nowa Dęba, 2011
Nowa Dęba, 2011
Coat of arms of Nowa Dęba
Coat of arms
Nowa Dęba is located in Poland
Nowa Dęba
Nowa Dęba
Coordinates: 50°26′N 21°46′E / 50.433°N 21.767°E / 50.433; 21.767
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
County Tarnobrzeg
Gmina Nowa Dęba
Government
 • Mayor Wiesław Ordon
Area
 • Total 16.31 km2 (6.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 11,390
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39-460
Car plates RTA
Website http://www.nowadeba.pl/

Like Stalowa Wola, Nowa Dęba is a town which owes its existence to the Central Industrial Region. In the late 1930s, the government of the Second Polish Republic decided to build here the Ammunition Factory Nr. 3, located in a forest village of Dęba. The first manager of the plant was Jan Szypowski, who had previously been deputy manager of Ammunition Factory Nr. 2 in Skarżysko-Kamienna, and the money to build the factory in Dęba came from a French military loan. Polish government chose this location because of the already-existing Army’s training area, where ammunition was tested. In 1938, the construction of a workers’ settlement began, with a school, hospital, cafeteria, houses, swimming pool and blocks of flats.

During World War II the factory and the training area in Dęba were used by the Germans. In 1944 the settlement was captured by the Red Army, and in the People's Republic of Poland, the Ammunition Factory Nr. 3 was renamed into Metal Plant DEZAMET, which apart from military products also manufactured engines and clothes irons. Dęba was granted town rights on December 31, 1961, and on the same day, its name was changed to Nowa Dęba, or New Dęba.

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  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure by territorial division" (PDF). stat.gov.pl. 2009-06-02. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 6, 2012. Retrieved 2009-06-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d Infoveriti (2011). "KOMITET MIAST BLIŹNIACZYCH NOWA DĘBA - FERMOY - PLOEMEUR - KRS - InfoVeriti". infoveriti.pl. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d Nowa Dęba City Council (2011). "Oficjalna strona Miasta i Gminy Nowa Dęba / Organizacje pozarządowe". nowadeba.pl. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 

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