Nation of cities: Poznań

Poznan main square and old city

Poznań’s Old Town

Poznań is located in west-central Poland, it lies close to the country’s first capital and the country’s first rulers are buried there.

Population: 538,000 (1 m people in the whole agglomeration)

Unemployment rate: 1.2%

Average salary: 5,062 zł/ €1,219

Institutions of tertiary education: 24

Students in tertiary education: 110,000

Concept of the new district, Wolne Tory

Okrąglak, an office building by Immobel

Jacek Jaśkowiak, Mayor of Poznań:
“I strive to make Poznań a truly European city with suitable infrastructure, efficient public transportation, accessible culture, attractive places for rest and recreation, and above all, an active civil society. The fact that inhabitants want to help us create an open Poznań, where everyone can feel good, is something that I care about. The city is for all people and their needs and expectations are the most important guidelines for me when planning both individual investments and for the entire development strategy.”

Stary Browar, a contemporary centre for shopping as well as culture and education

Concept of Saint Martin Street as part of the new city centre

Bałtyk, an office building designed by the Dutch MVRDV studio, known for its uncompromising urban taste

Housing estate Portowo by Vastint at the Warta River

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