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dolnośląskie (Lower Silesia)


Total area of the voivodeship

19,947 km2

Population:
- in urban areas

2903.71 thousand
68,95%

Population density

146 persons/km2

Voivodeship capital

Wrocław

Other big towns in the voivodeship

Wałbrzych, Legnica, Jelenia Góra, Lubin, Głogów

Special Economic Zones

Legnica SEZ
Wałbrzych SEZ
Kamienna Góra SEZ
Tarnobrzeska SEZ

Industrial & Technology Parks

Lower Silesian Technology Park „T-Park”
Nowa Ruda Industrial Park
Bukowice Industrial Park
Wrocław Industrial Park
Bielawa Industrial Park
Industrial Park in Wałbrzych
KGHM LETIA Legnica Technology Park
Wrocław Medical Science and Technology Park
Wrocław Technology Park
Bogatynia and Zgorzelec Industrial and Technology Park
Lower Silesian Innovation and Science Park
Business Engine of Wrocław Technology Park Trinity
ChemiPark Technology

Regional Investor Assistance Centre

Wrocław

International airport

Wrocław - Strachowice

 

Lower Silesia is situated at the south-western part of Poland and border with Germany and Czech Republic. It’s the most urbanized region in Poland. The majority companies have foreign capital. The basis of lower silesian economic development are its natural resources and perfect communication with Western Europe within high educational level, administration and region promotion. Dynamic regional  development  attracts young people from other regions. Electric machinery, high-tech motorisation, IT services and BPO sectors are highly developed sectors.

 

Voivodship advantages

  • location at the European transport corridor, location close to the Czech Republic and Germany, close to the cities of Prague, Berlin and Warsaw
  • well-developed transport infrastructure (road, rail, water  and airport) and also informatics.
    • favourable voivodship location due to  main routes: motorway A4, international routes: E30 - connecting Germany with Ukraine and E59, connecting ports in Szczecin- Świnoujście with southern Europe, Wrocław - the largest railway junction in Poland servicing passengers and cargos.
    • international Airport: connections with Frankfurt, Munich, London, Copenhagen, Vienne, Berlin, Milan, Dublin,  Dortmund, Shannon, Glasgow, Liverpool,  Cork,  Rome, Oslo, Paris, Barceloną, Bologna, Bristol, Brussels, Doncaster Sheffield, Düsseldorf, East Midlands, Eindhoven, etc.
    • transit-transport along Odra river route connecting Lower Silesia with Baltic seaports - Szczecin- Świnoujście and with the system of inland European waterways
  • mineral resources of high value
  • a well developed electro-mechanical industry
  • a large amount of urbanisation
  • high education, scientific and cultural  potential (Wrocław takes the third ranking place among scientific and university centres in Poland)
  • a great potential of  tourism and recreation  development
  • rich cultural heritage: numerous monuments, also  UNESCO Word Heritage List: Centennial Hall in Wrocław, Cathedrals of Peace in Świdnica and Jawor

 

Sectors with huge potential

  • Automotive
  • Electro-mechanical
  • High-Tech
  • BPO

 

Files:

Economic information about voivodship

See more in our Publications section

 

 


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