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"... and today is the illustrious city, head of the whole Wielkopolska ..."

from "Whole world chronicle"
by Marcin Bielski,
the 16th century Polish historician



City of POZNAN
has been located on the right bank of the Warta River in western Poland for over 1000 years. Fortified city was founded in 9th century and Prince of Great Poland (Wielkopolska) Przemysl I gave the city rights of Poznan in 1253. Poznan is capital of Great Poland Province. Thanks to the Poznan International Fair and host of Polish and international banks based here, it is also regarded as Poland's capitol of commerce and finance.

There are different submits about rise of the city name. Some chroniclers maintained that city owed this name because on this grounds met King of Poland Boleslaw Chrobry (The Brave) and German Caesar Otton III. Archdiac from Gniezno John (Jan) said that city got the name POZNAN because here Prince Mieszko I received the christianity and here Poles knew the new faith. Other version take the name POZNAN from legend about Lech, Czech and Rus who met themselves and for celebrate this historical meeting they decided found the fortified city between Cybina River and Warta River and call it POZNAN.

Which version is true? We only know that this name has slavonic origin, i.e. from adjective and oridnary name "poznany" (recognized).

The city with an area of 26,131 ha is a major railroad and road junction and a port on the Warta River. POZNAN is conveniently situated. It is only 300 km from Warszawa and Berlin, 465 km from Copenhagen, 885 km from Brussels, 1215 km from Rome and 1395 km from Moscow. Today with its about 600,000 inhabitants (269,585 of men + 308,650 women = 578,235 together, 31.12.1998), including approximately 60,000 university students, it is a major university center midway between Berlin and Warsaw. It is also a major center for European and international trade and industrial conventions and fairs so that the hotel, dining and entertainment facilities excel on a European standard. The chief industries are food processing and the manufacture of metals, engines, freight cars, machine tools, chemicals, and ceramics. The City itself presents a pleasant environment beautified with an abundance of greenery and lakes throughout. It has a picturesque, medieval downtown (Stare Miasto), a 19th-20th century central business section and modern residential areas around the City. In 1956 workers staged large-scale protest demonstrations in Poznan, which led to changes in the Stalin' era.

As POZNAN is a city with a tradition longer than 1,000 years, the environs are a veritable paradise for tourists. Their heritage includes monuments from all historical epochs in Europe. The city has numerous castles, palaces, mansions, old tenement houses, churches, heritage parks. Make sure you do not miss the pearl of northern Europen architecture and POZNAN's most characteristics edifice: the Renaissance Town Hall with its magnificent tower in the Old Market Square. Every June the Market place as well as the wonderful recreational area around artificial Malta Lake, turns into a huge open-air stage for performances of the "Malta" International Theater Festival. POZNAN is worldwide famous for its Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competitions, boys' and men's choirs (Poznan Nightingales - S.Stuligrosz, Polish Nightingales - J.Kurczewski), the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra (A.Duczmal), the International Jazz Festival "Jazz Fair", the Folk Blues Fair, the Polish Dance Theatre (E.Wycichowska), Europe's only Museum of Musical Instruments, and many, many more.

No matter who you are or where you come from, you can always count on our hospitality and professional, friendly service.


Crest of Poznan

The coat-of-arms has blue background, white city wall with battlements, a gate and three towers. Above the central tower (the tallest) is a red shield with a white eagle and golden stripe on its wings. Two standing figures, Saint Paul with a golden sword and Saint Peter with a golden key, on the other two towers. In the gate, two golden keys and a cross above them. Next to the figures of the Saints, golden stars and half-moons. The coat-of-arms, known from seals since the fourteenth century, was approved in 1936.

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  1. Interactive Poznan from Info-Com
  2. Multimedia City Guide from Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center
  3. Poznan4u
  4. Interaktywne Miasto Poznan
  5. Wirtualne Miasta > Poznan
  6. Poznan.com.pl
  7. Cyberwielkopolsk@ Poznan from Gazeta Wyborcza
  8. Poznan City Guide from Poznan University of Technology
  9. Poznan from Virtual Poland
  10. Poznan Guide from GoPoland
  11. Poznan Online
  12. Poznan from OptimusNet
  13. Poznan from Polish National Tourist Office in New York
  14. Poznan from Atlas Polski
  15. Poznan from Polska OnLine
  16. Poznan from Excite.Travel
  17. Poznan from Lycos CityGuide
  18. Welcome to Poznan.Com from A.S.C. Inc.
  19. Poznan or Poznan from Travel File
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  1. The Province of Posen (Poznan) from Poznan or USA
  2. Przemysl II, Duke of Wielkopolska from Polish Kings by Jan Matejko
  3. Jadwiga of Wielkopolska from Royal Genealogical Data
  4. Twierdza Poznan
  5. John Paul II in Poznan - 03.06.1997
  6. Poznan Archaeological Museum
  7. Stare i nowe widoki Poznania
  8. Fantasy and History in Poznan by Jeffrey A. Jones
  9. General information from Poznan University of Technology
  10. Fara, Church
  11. You must see it from Info-Com
  12. Pictures of the city from Poznan University of Technology
  13. Pictures of the city from "Multimedia Album of Poland"
  14. Find your roots:
  15. Poznan National Museum
  16. Wislawa Szymborska - Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature 1996 from Polish Homepages
  17. Children poetry by Wlodzimierz Scislowski from Polish Culture Page
  18. Poetry translations by Stanislaw Baranczak from Polish Culture Page (local mirror)
  19. Poetry by Andrzej Chlewicki
  20. The Masonic Collection
  21. Filharmonia Poznanska
  22. Blue Note Jazz Club
  23. International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition
  24. Towarzystwa Muzycznego im. Henryka Wieniawskiego
  25. The Boys' and Men's Choir Poznań State Philharmonic ("Poznan Nightingales" or "Stuligrosz Choir")
  26. Chamber Choir of Adam Mickiewicz University
  27. Folk Dance Ensemble WIELKOPOLSKA
  28. Cinemas, theatres, museums, concert halls from Info-Com
  29. MALTA International Theatre Festival
  30. Multikino
  31. Glos Wielkopolski ON-LINE
  32. gazeta WYBORCZA - Gazeta Wielkopolska
  33. wprost on line
  34. Dziennik Poznanski
  35. Poznaniak
  36. Przeglad Wielkopolski
  37. GMT Partner Wielkopolski
  38. Biuletyn Miejski
  39. Radio MERKURY
  40. Radio "S"
  41. Radio AFERA
  42. Wielkopolska Telewizja Kablowa
  43. Impresja - Wydawnictwa Elektroniczne SA
  44. Science from Info-Com
  45. Informator Naukowy Poznania from Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center
  46. Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan Branch
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  47. Adam Mickiewicz University
  48. University of Economics
  49. Agriculture University
  50. Poznan University of Technology
  51. Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences
  52. Akademia Muzyczna im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego
  53. The Academy of Fine Arts
  54. Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego
  55. Wyzsza Szkola Bankowa
  56. Wyzsza Szkola Komunikacji i Zarzadzania
  57. Wyzsza Szkola Logistyki
  58. Wyzsza Szkola Oficerska
  59. Wyzsza Szkola Zarzadzania i Bankowosci
  60. Wyzsza Szkola Zawodowa Handlu i Rachunkowosci
  61. Papieski Wydzial Teologiczny
  62. Wyzsze Seminarium Duchowne
  63. The Academy of Visual Arts
  64. Wielkopolska Szkola Turystyki
  65. Institute of Logistics and Warehousing
  66. Wood Technology Institute
  67. Institute of Natural Fibres
  68. Instytut Marketingu i Komunikacji
  69. Poznanska Fundacja Bibliotek Naukowych
  70. Akademickie Centrum Informacyjne
  71. Internet for schools
  72. Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe
  73. The Best from Poznan and Great Poland
  74. Gielda Poznanska "GP" SA or Gielda Poznanska "GP" SA
  75. Economy from Info-Com
  76. Urzad Statystyczny
  77. Poznan Financial Centre
  78. Wielkopolska Izba Przemyslowo-Handlowa
  79. Polska Izba Gospodarcza
  80. Wielkopolski Klub Kapitalu
  81. Wielkopolska Internet Serwis
  82. Poznan Development Plan from TradePort
  83. DIALCOM - Multimedia Data Base
  84. Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy SA
  85. Kredyt Bank SA
  86. Art & Business Club
  87. H.Cegielski - Poznan SA
  88. Poznanskie Zaklady Przemyslu Spirytusowego POLMOS
  89. Poz-Building Holding
  90. Energetyka Poznańska SA
  91. soho - Corporate Advisors
  92. Modena from Stanimex
  93. Swarzedzkie Fabryki Mebli SA
  94. Auto Watin
  95. GEPOL - cartographic enterprise from TopNet Wielkopolska
  96. RADI SPORT - Cycling shop & service
  97. Rejonowy Urzad Pracy
  98. Rynek pracy
  99. Urzad Wojewodzki w Poznaniu
  100. Archidiecezja Poznanska
  101. Wielkopolskie Towarzystwo Kulturalne
  102. Lions Club Poznan 1990
  103. Poznanskie Towarzystwo Przyjaciol Nauk
  104. The Association of Polish Geomorphologists
  105. The Association of Polish Malacologists
  106. Polish Society for Bat Protection
  107. Polskie Towarzystwo Informatyczne - Kolo w Poznnaiu
  108. The Polish Association for Computational Mechanics
  109. Genealogical-Heraldic Society
  110. The Association of Wielkopolska Municipalities and Counties
  111. Wojewodzki Fundusz Ochrony Srodowiska i Gospodarki Wodnej
  112. Poznan Students Fraternity LECHIA
  113. Academic Association "Young Poland"
  114. Blekitna Czternastka
  115. Tourism from Info-Com
  116. Sport from Info-Com
  117. Poznańskie Osrodki Sportu i Rekreacji
  118. Biuro Podrozy EUROSTOP
  119. ZOO - Ogrod zoologiczny w Poznaniu
  120. Poznanska strefa rowerowa
  121. The Section of City Bikers
  122. Poznan Scuba Page
  123. Automobilklub Wielkopolski
  124. Aeroklub Poznanski
  125. Niku Bowling
  126. Turysta from Stanimex
  127. Mountain Students' Club HALNY
  128. Poznanski Klub Piłkarski LECH
  129. Latest weather from University of Cologne
  130. Current weather from Yahoo and NOAA
  131. Extended forecast from WeatherLab., Inc.
  132. Today weather and forecast from WeatherPost
  133. Historical weather data from WeatherPost
  134. Practical information from Poznan University of Technology
  135. Transport from Info-Com
  136. Train Timetable:
  137. Departures/Arrivals form/to Poznan from LOT Polish Airlines
  138. Miejskie Przedsiebiorstwo Komunikacyjne
  139. Horizon Travel
  140. Hotels, motels, campings, youth hostels from Info-Com
  141. Hotels from Orbis
  142. Hotels from Hotels in Poland
  143. Hotels from Hotels Poland
  144. Hotel Rzymski
  145. European Travel Network Card Discounts from European Travel Network
  146. Restaurants from the Restaurants in Poland
  147. Restaurants from Info-Com
  148. Restaurants from PolandNet
  149. Some institutions contact from Poznan University of Technology
  150. Wielkopolska Kasa Chorych
  151. Telekomunikacja Polska SA, Dyrekcja Okregu w Poznaniu
  152. Teleinfo from Telekomunikacja Polska SA Poznan
  153. Phones from Info-Com
  154. Kody pocztowe (Zip codes)
  155. Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci B.P., Poznan from TopNet Wielkopolska
  156. Komenda Wojewódzka Policji
  157. Marcin Majewski & Partnerzy adwokacka spolka komandytowa
  158. Advertisements from Info-Com
  159. Poznan Network Resources from Adam Mickiewicz University
  160. POZMAN - Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center
  161. NASK (Naukowa i Akademicka Siec Komputerowa) - Internet Provider
  162. Zaklad Telekomunikacji Poznan-Centrum - Internet Provider
  163. www.poznan.pl - Internet provider
  164. Sylaba Internet - Internet Provider
  165. GammaNet - Internet Provider
  166. comeback - Internet Provider
  167. STANIMEX - Internet Provider
  168. ADVIS - Internet Provider
  169. OPTIMUS SA Poznan
  170. RETCOM - WWW Design
  171. Soho Online Sp. z o.o. Internet Service
  172. DialCom multimedia & Internet Internet Service
  173. POZNAN Online
  174. Cadena Systems
  175. AdvaCom
  176. TALEX Sp. z o.o.
  177. UNICORN Poznan Sp z o.o.
  178. STRATUS Sp. z o.o.
  179. Swiat Bitow (Gazeta Poznanska)
  180. Poznanska Grupa Packet Radio
  181. Packet Radio
  182. FTP from Adam Mickiewicz University
    GREAT POLAND (Wielkopolska) and REGION
  183. Wielkopolskie from Rzeczpospolita
  184. Great Poland - Middle West from CIESIN/Poland (ORBIS data)
  185. Geography of Great Poland from Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center
  186. In the environs of Poznan from Poznan University of Technology
  187. Wielkopolska - Great Poland from Explore Poland
  188. Kolebka Panstwa Polskiego from Atlas Polski
  189. Castles, palaces and manors of the Great Poland
  190. Wielkopolski National Park from Polish Homepages
  191. Regionalna Dyrekcja Lasów Państwowych
  192. Towns and Districts in the Province from BMB Promotions
  193. Districts in Poznan Province
  194. The catalogue of communities of the Province of Poznań
  195. Association of Communes of Great Poland Region
  196. Addresses of Governments
  197. Districts from Wielkopolski Osrodek Ksztalcenia i Studiow Samorzadowych
  198. Czarnkow
  199. Gniezno
  200. Grodzisk Wlkp
  201. Jarocin
  202. Kalisz | Kalisz
  203. Konin
  204. Kozmin
  205. Krotoszyn
  206. Leszno
  207. Miedzychod
  208. Ostrów Wlkp | Ostrów Wlkp
  209. Pila | Pila
  210. Pleszew
  211. Slupca
  212. Swarzedz
  213. Szamotuly
  214. Srem
  215. Turek
  216. Wagrowiec
  217. Wolsztyn
  218. Wrzesnia
  219. Zlotow
  220. Assen Holland
  221. Brno Czech Republik
  222. Hannover Germany
  223. Jyväskylä Finland
  224. Nablus Palestine
  225. Nottingham England, United Kingdom
  226. Pozuelo de Alarcón Spain
  227. Rennes France
  228. Shenzhen China
  229. Toledo Ohio, United States

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