Bydgoszcz

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Bydgoszcz
Top: Opera Nova Middle: The Brda River and the town granaries Bottom: Statue of 'The Archeress', Jagiellońska Street.
Top: Opera Nova
Middle: The Brda River and the town granaries
Bottom: Statue of 'The Archeress', Jagiellońska Street.
Flag of Bydgoszcz
Flag
Coat of arms of Bydgoszcz
Coat of arms
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo kujawsko-pomorskie flag.svg Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Countycity county
Establishedbefore 1238
Town rights1346
Government
 • President (Mayor)Rafał Bruski (PO)
 • City Council ChairpersonRoman Jasiakiewicz (PO)
Area
 • City174.57 km2 (67.40 sq mi)
Elevation60 m (200 ft)
Population (2011)
 • City363,926
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
 • Metro470,285
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code85-001 to 85-950
Area code(s)+48 52
Car platesCB
Websitehttp://www.bydgoszcz.eu/

Bydgoszcz [ˈbɨdɡɔʂt͡ʂ] (About this sound listen) (German: Bromberg, Latin: Bydgostia) is a city in the north of Poland, capital of Kujavia-Pomerania voivodship, on the Brda and Wisła rivers. As of 2012, 362,286 people live there.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "City population by sex, city and city type". UNdata. United Nations Statistics Division. Retrieved 20 February 2016.