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Częstochowa

The City of Częstochowa is located in the south of Poland, in the Silesian Voivodeship and has about 245.000 inhabitants and a size of 160km². Częstochowa is known all over the world due to the presence of the Holy Virgin Mary embodied in the icon of the Black Madonna in the Monastery of the Pauline Fathers. Every year the shrine is visited on average by 4-5 millions pilgrims from as many as 80 countries from all over the world. The City is a big centre with a well-developed infrastructure and a strong social and economic potential. In the City is accumulated above half of the economic capacity of the north subregion of the Silesian Voivodeship. The City and neighbouring municipalities pursue a wide cooperation in the range of sustainable, regional development. Expected benefits for the City Częstochowa and region resultant from participating in the network are cognition and adaptation for local conditions of good practises and tested solutions in range of integrated management and development planning. Contact: Aneta Myga

Częstochowa is located in the south of Poland, in the Silesian Voivodeship, on the Warta River, in north part of Cracow-Częstochowa Jurassic Upland and has 242.300 inhabitants and a size of 160km².The City is now a big centre with a well-developed infrastructure and a strong social and economic potential. It is also an important academic centre with nine higher profile schools with over 40.000 students. The City is a centre of culture based on tradition. The City of Częstochowa is known all over the world due to the presence of the Holy Virgin Mary embodied in the icon of the Black Madonna in the Monastery of the Pauline Fathers, which is visited every year by more than 4 millions of pilgrims. Częstochowa is the city of enterprises, with highly developed industries, services, trade and craft sectors.

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