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Radom is a town in central Poland in the Mazowieckie region. It was founded in 1340 and during the partitions of Poland it was held successively by Austria and Russia in the 19th century before returning to Poland after World War I in 1918. The main industries include leather, glass, and chemicals.

Population (1996 estimate): 232,262.

see also Radom, Illinois, Geography of Poland

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