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Modlin Fortress 
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LocationNowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
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52° 26′ 17.88″ N, 20° 40′ 54.84″ E
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Fortaleza Modlin (es); forteresse de Modlin (fr); Модлін (be-tarask); Новогеоргиевская крепость (ru); Festung Modlin (de); Fortaleza de Modlin (pt); Модлін (be); Modlinas cietoksnis (lv); 莫德林要塞 (zh); Modlino tvirtovė (lt); Modlin要塞 (ja); Pevnosť Modlin (sk); Twierdza Modlin (pl); Fortalesa de Modlin (oc); Modlin Fortress (nl); Modlin (sv); Modlin (da); Fortalesa de Modlin (ca); Модлинська фортеця (uk); Modlin Fortress (en); Մոդլին (hy); Pevnost Modlin (cs); دژ مودلین (fa) fortress (en) Модлинская крепость, Модлин, Крепость Модлин (ru); Fortaleza Modlin (es); Модлінская крэпасць (be); Novogeorgijevskas cietoksnis (lv); Nowogieorgiewsk, Nowogeorgijewsk, Twierdza Nowogeorgijewsk (pl); Novogeorgijevsko tvirtovė (lt)

The Modlin Fortress is the biggest fortification structure in Poland and one of the biggest in Europe. Built by French troups (under Napoleon) and Russians (under Alexander I. and Nicholas I.) over a period from 1807 to 1915 the Fortification consists of:

The Garrison (Citadel)

  • Inner Garrison incl a defense line
  • Outer Garrison incl the major defense line

The Forts and Strongholds around

  • Bridgeheads at the rivers (3)
  • Inner circle of Forts (8)
  • Outer circle of Forts (around 23 incl support units)

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