A part of “UNESCO’s World Heritage Site” list since 1978, the city of Krakow is considered as one of the oldest cities of Poland. Krakow is also recognized a very famous destination for tourists. It is also one of the largest cities in all of Poland.
Krakow according to its history actually progresses in the 15th and 16th centuries as the people of Poland discovered many arts, started learning them and finally after mastering the work they began to earn livelihood for them. In this way, gradually these things began to increase the earned revenue of Krakow hence making it economically stronger.
The geographical location of Krakow is the south side of Poland, and is located on the “Vistula River”. Krakow is very rich with natural beauty which includes trees and plants in abundance.
The climatic conditions are mild in both summer and winter. The summer season gets a temperature range of normally 15 to 20 degrees, and in winter the temperature ranges from 0 to 5 degrees. In winter the nights are very cold as commonly the temperature falls below 0 degrees. June, July, and August are considered as the hottest months in the city, and the winters really start from the month of November.
The population of Krakow is approximately 756,441 according to 2008 statistics. The population of Poland is mostly dominated by Polish people.
Economically Krakow is a strong city, as it is considered as one of the most important economic centres. The city of Krakow is home to offices of about 20 multinational companies, which includes Google, General Electric, and IBM. Krakow is also the only city of Poland which has a low unemployment rate of around 4.8 percent.
Culturally the city of Krakow is of major importance to the people of Poland as the city is regarded as the cultural capital of Poland. Krakow’s culture is so attractive that the city receives almost seven million tourists every year. Some of the buildings are very beautifully built and are a masterpiece of construction. Out of these buildings the “Main Market Square” and the “National Art Museum” are of major importance. Krakow is enriched with museums and art galleries. Also Krakow has a number of theatres which are open 24 hours a day and until now have produced some great talents of the world.
Among many parks inside Krakow the best one is named as “Planty”. Planty is basically a combination of many small gardens and each of them has its own style to display.
Football is a major part of life in Krakow. The biggest club which is hugely supported within Krakow is named as “Wisla Krakow”. There are also other clubs from Krakow named as “Cracovia Krakow”, “Garbarnia Krakow”, “Wawel Krakow”, and “Hutnik Krakow”.