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Łódź [wut͡ɕ] ( listen) (pronounced "wootch") is Poland's second largest city (population 767,628 in 2006). It is located in the centre of the country and serves as the capital of the Łódź Voivodeship. The coat of arms is canting, i.e., it contains a boat, alluding to the city's name which literally means "a boat".