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Full nameWrocław
MottoWrocław - Miasto spotkań / Wrocław - the meeting place
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
Countycity county
Established10th century
City rights1242
MayorRafał Dutkiewicz
Total Area113 sq mi (292.82 km2)
Elevation344.5 ft (105-155 m)
Total Population632996 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)1030000 (+)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code50-041 to 54-612
Area code+48 71
Car platesDW

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Wrocław (c-plAUDPl-Wrocław-2 is the main city in south-western Poland, situated on the River Oder ( ). Wrocław was the historical capital of Silesia and is today the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship. Over the centuries, the city has been either part of Poland, Bohemia, Austria, Prussia or Germany, and has been part of Poland since 1945. According to official population figures for end 2010, its population is 632,996, making it the fourth largest city in Poland.

Wrocław has been selected as European Capital of Culture for 2016. It will share the title with San Sebastián, Spain.

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