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Lubin (German: Lüben) is a town in south-western Poland, on the Zimnica River. As of the २००४ census, the town had a total population of ७७,६२५. Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship (since १९९९), previously in Legnica Voivodeship (१९७५-१९९८), Lubin is among the most dynamic Polish cities in terms of its economic development. The headquarters of the third largest Polish corporation KGHM Polska Miedz are located in Lubin. The town was founded by about ११७० by German settlers. In the १२th century it was the seat of a castellan. It obtained its city rights in about १२९५. From १३३१ it belonged to the Bohemian crown र shared the political fortunes of Silesia. In १७४२ it became a part of Prussia. In १८७१ it was connected by rail to Legnica र Głogów. During World War II about ७०% of the city's buildings were destroyed. In १९४५ between the days of ८-१० February Red Army soldiers mass murdered १५० pensioners of elder's home र ५०० psychiatric hospital patients in Lubin[१]. As a result of the decisions taken at the Potsdam Conference, the city became a part of Poland र the German population was expelled र replaced by Poles, many of them expelees themselves from areas of Eastern Poland annexed by the Soviet Union. In १९८२ the town saw significant demonstrations against the martial law declared by the Communist regime, which were put down by security units, resulting in death of ३ people[२][३]. Note: A lubin is also the ghost of a werewolf.