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Zielona Góra

Full nameZielona Góra
MottoMiasto przyszłości
City of the future
EstablishedThirteenth century
Town rights1323
MayorJanusz Kubicki
Total Area22.5 sq mi (58.32 km2)
Elevation232.9 ft (71 m)
Total Population117557 (2009)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)294000
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code65-001 to 65-950
Area code+48 068
Car platesFZ

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Zielona Góra c-plAUDPl-Zielona Góra.oggzie1'lona-'gura ( ) is a city in Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland, with 117,557 inhabitants within the city limits (June 2009) and 294,000 inhabitants within the metropolitan area, including three neighbouring counties (2005).

Zielona Góra has been in Lubusz Voivodeship since 1999, prior to which it was the capital of Zielona Góra Voivodeship from 1950 - 98. It is the seat of Lubusz Voivodeship's elected assembly (sejmik) and executive (the seat of the centrally-appointed governor or voivode being Gorzów Wielkopolski). The city's name, in both Polish, Czech, and German, means "green mountain".

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