About Wielkopolska

Wielkopolska (Greater Poland) is a historical region of west-central Poland. It covers a total area of 29,826 square kilometres, and has a population of almost 3.4 million. The voivodship is divided into 35 districts and 226 communes. The region's main city and provincial capital is Poznań, near the centre of the region, on the Warta, with a population of over 560,000. The largest other cities are Kalisz, Konin, Piła, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Gniezno Leszno.

Factors that distinguish the region: very good location in terms of transport infrastructure, support for business, absorptive market, high level of business development and the dynamics of transformation process.

In Wielkopolska region, there are located such reputable companies as: Beiersddorf, Volkswagen, Honda, MAN (Germany), GlaxoSmithKline (Great Britain), Bridgestone, Nestle (Switzerland), Philips (the Netherlands), Jeronimo Martins, Gestamp Automotion.

Advantages of the voivodeship Wielkopolska:

  • Situated in the area of the transit routes east-west;
  • High efficiency of the industry in the region;
  • Well-developed business support institutions;
  • Significant number of foreign investments  from Germany, Great Britain, United States, Ireland, Sweden, Japan, Holland and Switzerland;
  • The basis of the Province's economy is the variety of industries, efficient agriculture and well-developed services, particularly in the commercial and financial sectors;
  • Foreign companies have invested approximately 4 billion USD, with the biggest investment in food processing, also in the chemical industry, manufacture of electrical equipment, vehicles, plant and machines, and in the paper processing and printing industry;
  • 9.3% of all businesses operating in Poland are to be found in the Wielkopolska Province


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