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Full nameKalisz
MottoPoloniae urbs vetustissima
VoivodeshipGreater Poland Voivodeship
Countycity county
Established2nd century
Town rightsafter 1253
MayorJanusz Pęcherz
Total Area26.8 sq mi (69.42 km2)
Total Population106857 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code62-800 to 62-821
Area code+48 062
Car platesPK

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Kalisz c-plAUDPl-Kalisz.ogg'kalisz is a city in central Poland with 106,857 inhabitants (June 2010), the capital city of the Kalisz Region. Situated on the Prosna river in the southeastern part of the Greater Poland Voivodeship, the city forms a conurbation with the nearby towns of Ostrów Wielkopolski and Nowe Skalmierzyce. See Kalisz County for the regional administrative area (powiat).

Kalisz is an important regional industrial and commercial centre , with many notable factories . The city is also a centre for traditional folk art. The town was also the site of the former 'Calisia' piano factory, until it went out of business in 2007.

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