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zachodniopomorskie


Total area of the voivodeship

22 892 km2

Population:
- in urban areas

1715.4 thous.
68.9%

Population density

75 persons/km2

Voivodeship capital

Szczecin

Other big towns in the voivodeship

Koszalin, Stargard, Kołobrzeg, Świnoujście, Szczecinek

Special Economic Zones

Kostrzyn-Slubice
Słupsk
Pomorska
Euro-Park Mielec

Industrial & Technology Parks

Szczecin Industrial Park
Goleniów Industrial Park
Stargard Industrial Park
High Technologies Industrial Park in Stargard
Koszalin Technical University Industrial Park
Koszalin Business Activity Zone
Regional Park in Gryfino
Białogard Investment Park “Invest-Park”

Regional Investor Assistance Centre

Szczecin

International airport

Goleniów

West Pomerania’s economy depends on its location - direct access to the Baltic Sea (through the port of Szczecin), and proximity to Germany and the Scandinavian countries. Distance between Szczecin - European seaport and the capital of the province, and Berlin is only 130 km. The region, primarily associated with the shipbuilding industry and agriculture, today develops various sectors of the economy, especially those related to advanced technologies. Region as more and more uses renewable energy sources, which can be observed by increasing the number of wind turbines and thermal power plants.

Investment opportunities

  • direct access to the sea
  • situated at the junction of important international transport routes (North-South and West-East)
  • sited alongside the inside border of European Union with Germany
  • proximity of EU and Scandinavian markets
  • strong industrial base, including seaports
  • large rural and forest areas
  • well developed higher education and science
  • dynamic expansion of business service institutions
  • rapidly-expanding private sector including services
  • well-developed agrotourist infrastructure
  • good ferryboats links with Scandinavia
  • access to inland navigation routes towards Lower Silesia and Berlin

Sectors with huge potential

  • Services of the Future (ICT, KPO, R+D, BPO, IT)
  • Maritime operations and Logistics
  • Machinery and metal industry
  • Bio-economy
  • Tourism and Health


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