Poznan is a city on the Warta River in west-central Poland, in the Greater Poland region. It is best known for its renaissance Old Town and Ostrow Tumski Cathedral. Today, Poznan is an important cultural and business centre and one of Poland's most populous regions with many regional customs such as Saint John's Fair, traditional Saint Martin's croissants and a local dialect.
Poznan is among the oldest and largest cities in Poland. The city population is about 550,000, while the continuous conurbation with Poznan County and several other communities is inhabited by almost 1.1 million people. It is the historical capital of the Greater Poland region and is currently the administrative capital of the province called Greater Poland Voivodeship.
Poznan is a centre of trade, sports, education, technology and tourism. It is an important academic site, with about 130,000 students. Poznan is also the seat of the oldest Polish diocese, now being one of the most populous archdioceses in the country. The city also hosts the Poznan International Fair – the biggest industrial fair in Poland and one of the largest fairs in Europe. The city's most renowned landmarks include Poznan Town Hall, the National Museum, Grand Theatre, Poznan Cathedral and the Imperial Castle. (source: Wikipedia)
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