The New International Encyclopædia/Siedlce (capital)

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SIEDLCE. The capital of the Government of Siedlce in Russian Poland, about 50 miles east-southeast of Warsaw (Map: Russia, B 4). It is little more than an administration centre of the government, and its economic importance is slight. It was for a long time in the possession of the Czartoryskis. Population, in 1897, 17,300.