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12-Star City City of Bydgoszcz

Bydgoszcz is a city located in the northern part of Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers. At present Bydgoszcz has a population of 470 thousand people. It is the 8th-largest city in Poland. Bydgoszcz is the seat of Kazimierz Wielki University, UTP University of Sciences

12-Star City City of Katowice

Although the city of Katowice owes its development, to a large extent, to heavy industry, nowadays these traditional sectors of the regional economy are giving way to new areas of activities. Companies from different fields are settling down in postindustrial areas, ... Read more »

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Nysa, a picturesque town located at Nyskie Lake at the foot of the Sudety Mountains, called "Silesian Rome" , due to its valuable monuments is one of the main tourist attractions of the Silesia region in Southern Poland.  It is also the capital of Nysa ... Read more »