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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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The history of Częstochowa dates back to the 13th century. The city was created as a result of the union between the town of Stara Częstochowa on the Warta River and Częstochówka, located near the Jasna Góra Monastery, and is today home to a quarter million inhabitants. ... Read more »