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About Poznań


Poznań (Latin: Posnania; German: Posen; Yiddish: פּױזן Poyzn) is a city in west-central Poland with over 567,882 inhabitants (2006). Located on the Warta River, it is one of the oldest cities in Poland, making it an important historical centre and a vibrant centre of trade, industry, and education. Poznań is Poland's fifth largest city and fourth biggest industrial centre. It is also the administrative capital of the Greater Poland Voivodeship.

Poznań's cathedral is the oldest in the country, containing the tombs of the first Polish rulers: Duke Mieszko I, King Boleslaus the Brave, King Mieszko II, Duke Casimir I the Restorer, Duke Przemysł I, and King Przemysł II.

Poznań was the host city for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, that took place in December 2008. The conference was a key event in the creation of a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.

In Poznań is The Royal-Imperial Route in Poznań - a tourist walk running through the most important parts of the city and presenting the history, culture and identity of Poznań.

(source Wikipedia, photo Radomil)