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VoivodeshipWielkopolskie Voivodeship


Total area of the voivodeship

29,826 km2


3 491 410

Population density

117 persons/km2

Voivodeship capital


Other big towns in the voivodeship

Kalisz, Konin, Leszno, Piła, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Gniezno, Września

Special Economic Zones

Wałbrzyska »
Łódzka »
Kamiennogórska »
Kostrzyńsko-Słubicka »
Pomorska »
Słupska »

Industrial & Technology Parks

YouNick Technology Park »
Poznań Science and Technology Park »
Poznań Technology and Industry Park »
Nobel Tower »
Invest Park Śrem/Zbrudzewo »
LUVENA Industy Park »

Regional Investor Assistance Centre

Poznań - Association of Wielkopolska Municipalities and Counties »

International airport

Poznań-Ławica »

Wielkopolskie voivodeship is situated in the west-central part of Poland. Characteristic features of this region are its balanced economic development, high degree of industrialisation, high technological level and openness towards foreign markets. The Poznań International Fair that has been held in Poznań, the regional capital, for 100 years is an event that exerts considerable influence on the country’s economic level and provides the business community with an opportunity to operate on the many-million strong Eastern European market. The region is known for its motor, BPA and logistics sectors. Wielkopolska is also an agricultural region whose farms reflect European standards.

Map of the Voivodeship against the map of the country

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Voivodeship map

Investment opportunities

  • strong economic activity, high regional GDP
  • strong investment activity of the local authorities connected with EU founds raising and with the development of self-financing
  • high industrial efficiency
  • diversified economic structure
  • large participation of the private sector in economics of the region
  • well-developed technical infrastructure and business assistance institutions
  • Poznań International Fairs - place for organizing big international events (congresses, conferences, sport and cultural events)
  • high quality of labour market - big supply of highly qualified employees knowing foreign languages
  • high investment activity of the voivodeship: investment outlays in industry represent 9.3% of expenditures in the country (4 place among voivodships)
  • convenient road connections: main East-West transit corridor, motorway A2 between Konin and Nowy Tomyśl, ring-road around Poznań, modernization of the S5 route, S11 route and convenient railway connections - all this improve staff mobility in Wielkopolskie region, domestic and international airport (Poznań-Ławica »), Odra water route,
  • Academic Centre: over 123.2 thousand. students, 32 higher education institutions,  approx. 50 research institutes, Department of PAN (Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • high share of foreign capital - 2nd place in the country (11.8%)
  • large areas of high-quality agricultural land

Sectors with huge potential

  • Automotive
  • BPO
  • Logistics

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