Poland B

Bydgoszcz Overview

Bydgoszcz is the 8th largest city in Poland, with a population of 358,000.  It is located in the north on the Brda and Vistula rivers.  It is a major center of culture in Poland, especially for music.  Bydgoszcz has also become an important economic centre in Poland.

To locate Bydgoszcz, follow this link to a google map, and this one to a searchable map of the city. There are lots of things to see and do in Bydgoszcz. For more detailed information about the city check out this website, and Wikipedia.


Transportation is run by the ZDMiKP.  At the website you will find information on schedules and fares for the buses and trams.

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