Population: 300,000

Photo: A. WIśniewski/Urząd Miasta Katowice

Dynamic, multicultural & open to changes – that is the new face of Katowice. As a powerful academic and economic centre in Poland, Katowice does not rest on its laurels. The availability of highly skilled human resources, well developed transport infrastructure and investment incentives, including Katowice Special Economic Zone, simply attract investors. Having great potential, Katowice still improves itself to strengthen its position on the map of business attractiveness in Europe. 

Interesting facts about the city

  1. Being the heart of over 2.2 million people metropolis with the best developed road infrastructure in Poland and the access to three international airports, Katowice is a perfect business destination. 
  2. Having a wide cultural and entertainment offer, Katowice is a perfect city with high quality of life to work and to live in. Moreover, 45 per cent of the city's area is covered by forests and parks. 
  3. Well-developed educational and business infrastructure attracts investors who offer new attractive jobs, enabling young people to find the right career path for themselves. 

Main transport data

Airport: Katowice (30 km from the city centre)

TOP 3 flight connections abroad:

  1. Frankfurt (1 h 25 min)
  2. London (1 h 30 min)
  3. Paris (2 h)


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