Gdańsk

Gdańsk

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Population: 460,000
Gdańsk

Photo: Rezpozytorium ISIT Departament Turystyki UMWP

Gdańsk is an agglomeration with the population nearing half a million, an important centre of the economic, scientific, and cultural life, and a frequented tourist location. Gdańsk has for years been selected to be the venue of international meetings by politicians, business people, academicians, researchers, and artists. For years too it has initiated many major events of an international format. Lying on the Bay of Gdańsk, on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea, the city goes back a thousand years in history. For centuries it has played the key role in the trade between northern and western Europe on the one hand, and central and eastern European countries on the other hand. Today, Gdańsk is the capital of the Pomeranian voivodship and a major Polish centre of economy and administration.

Interesting facts about the city

  1. NATURE: Natural beauty and exquisite location among wooded hills, close to the sea and beaches.
  2. BUSINESS: The largest economic centre in Northern Poland, which presents constant and stable increase in investments, resulting in employment growth.
  3. SPORTS: A perfect place for water sports, cycling and running, which wins in terms of residents' happiness among Polish cities.

Main transport data

Airport: Lech Walesa Airport Gdańsk (10 km from the city centre)

TOP 3 flight connections abroad:

  1. Copenhagen (1 h)
  2. Frankfurt (1 h)
  3. London (2 h 20 min)

Location

Travel time to other cities

Amsterdam
2 h
12 h
20 h
Berlin
1 h
6 h 30 min
6 h 30 min
Copenhagen
1 h
10 h
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Warsaw
1 h
4 h
5 h
Stockholm
1 h
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