Kraków

Kraków is the chief city of Province in the south of Poland. At its core is a beautifully-preserved medieval town on the banks of the River Wisła or Vistula, and it's Poland's top tourist draw.
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Popular Destinations

The Old City of Kraków, referred to in Polish as Stare Miasto, forms the historical kernel of this vibrant city and is the first target for most travellers to the city for accommodation, eating out, entertainment, and attractions. Photo: Taxiarchos228, CC BY 3.0.

is a part of Old Town district of Krakow in . Photo: Eli Ruth, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The eastern part of Kraków consists of several districts, most known of which is Nowa Huta. Photo: Andrzej O, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southern part of Kraków consists of six districts. Most interesting are Podgórze and Dębniki, located on the Vistula river bank opposite the Old Town. Photo: A&D, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Church
The on the Wawel Hill, also known as the Wawel Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic church and cathedral of the Archdiocese of Kraków, located on Wawel Hill in Kraków, . Photo: Jakubhal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Kraków , in Lesser Poland, dates to the Renaissance and is one of the city's most recognizable icons. Photo: Jlascar, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
The , popularly abbreviated as MNK, established in 1879,is the biggest… Photo: Kgbo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Church
Saint Mary’s Basilica is a Brick Gothic adjacent to the Main Market Square in Kraków, . Photo: Pgkos, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Destinations

In the early 20th century Kraków grew rapidly, engulfing surrounding neighbourhoods. Photo: KlausFoehl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is a neighbourhood in Kraków, , situated directly to the north of , marking the beginning of the Royal Road. Photo: Vit Korotky, CC BY 3.0.

Neighborhood
, formerly a village – is an urban area in Kraków, , part of both: District III Prądnik Czerwony and District XIV Czyżyny. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Quarter
Photo: ImreKiss, CC BY 3.0.

Kraków

Latitude
50.0619° or 50° 3' 43" north
Longitude
19.9369° or 19° 56' 12.7" east
Open Location Code
9F2X3W6P+QP
Population
763,000
IATA airport code
KRK
United Nations Location Code
PL KRK
Elevation
219 metres (719 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1838666975
Geo­Names ID
3094802
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Krakau
  • Afrikaans: Kraków
  • Albanian: Krakovi
  • Albanian: Kraków
  • Amharic: ክራካው
  • Arabic: Kraków
  • Arabic: كاراكاو
  • Arabic: كراكاو
  • Arabic: كراكوف
  • Arabic: كراكوفيا
  • Aragonese: Craco
  • Aragonese: Cracovia
  • Aragonese: Crácow
  • Armenian: Կրակով
  • Armenian: Քրաքով
  • Asturian: Cracovia
  • Azerbaijani: Krakov
  • Bashkir: Краков
  • Basque: Krakobia
  • Basque: Krakovia
  • Belarusian: Кракаў
  • Bengali: ক্রাকুফ
  • Bosnian: Krakov
  • Bosnian: Krakow
  • Bosnian: Kraków
  • Breton: Krakovia
  • Breton: Krakow
  • Breton: Kraków
  • Bulgarian: Краков
  • Burmese: ကရားကော့မြို့
  • Catalan: Cracovia
  • Catalan: Cracòvia
  • Catalan: Krakow
  • Catalan: Kraków
  • Cebuano: Kraków
  • Central Kurdish: کڕاکۆف
  • Chechen: Краков
  • Chinese: Kraków
  • Chinese: 克拉科夫
  • Chinese: 格勒古夫
  • Chuvash: Краков
  • Crimean Tatar: Krakov
  • Crimean Tatar: Krakоv
  • Croatian: Krakov
  • Croatian: Krakow
  • Croatian: Krakóv
  • Croatian: Kraków
  • Czech: Krakau
  • Czech: Krakov
  • Czech: Krakow
  • Czech: Kraków
  • Danish: Krakov
  • Danish: Krakow
  • Danish: Kraków
  • Dimli (individual language): Kraków
  • Dutch: Krakau
  • Dutch: Krakou
  • Dutch: Kraków
  • Eastern Mari: Краков
  • Egyptian Arabic: كراكوف
  • English: Cracovia
  • English: Cracovie
  • English: Cracow
  • English: Krakau
  • English: Krakiv
  • English: Krakkó
  • English: Krako
  • English: Krakov
  • English: Krakova
  • English: Krakow
  • English: Krakoy
  • English: Krakuv
  • English: Kroke
  • English: Royal Capital City of Kraków
  • English: Royal City of Kraków
  • Erzya: Краков ош
  • Esperanto: Krakovo
  • Esperanto: Kraków
  • Esperanto: Kroke
  • Estonian: Krakov
  • Estonian: Krakow
  • Estonian: Kraków
  • Extremaduran: Cracovia
  • Fijian: Kraków
  • Finnish: Krakau
  • Finnish: Krakova
  • Finnish: Krakow
  • Finnish: Kraków
  • French: Cracovie
  • French: Kracovie
  • French: Krakow
  • French: Kraków
  • French: Ville de Cracovie
  • Galician: Cracovia-Kraków
  • Galician: Cracovia
  • Ganda: Kraków
  • Georgian: კრაკოვი
  • German: Krakau
  • German: Kraków
  • Greek: Κρακοβία
  • Gujarati: ક્રેકોવ
  • Hakka Chinese: Khiet-là-khô-fû
  • Hausa: Kraków
  • Hebrew: קראקא
  • Hebrew: קראקאו
  • Hebrew: קראקוב
  • Hebrew: קרקא
  • Hebrew: קרקאו
  • Hebrew: קרקוב
  • Hindi: क्रकाउ
  • Hungarian: Krakkó
  • Hungarian: Kraków
  • Icelandic: Krakow
  • Icelandic: Kraká
  • Icelandic: Kraków
  • Ido: Krakow
  • Ido: Kraków
  • Indonesian: Krakow
  • Indonesian: Kraków
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Cracovia
  • Interlingue: Kraków
  • Irish: Cracó
  • Irish: Kraków
  • Italian: Cracovia
  • Italian: Kraków
  • Japanese: クラカウ
  • Japanese: クラクフ
  • Japanese: クラクフ歴史地区
  • Japanese: クラコフ
  • Japanese: マーウォポルスキエ
  • Javanese: Krakow
  • Javanese: Kraków
  • Kalaallisut: Kraków
  • Kalmyk: Краков балһсн
  • Kannada: ಕ್ರಾಕೊವ್
  • Kashubian: Krakòwò
  • Kazakh: Краков
  • Kikuyu: Kraków
  • Kirghiz: Краков
  • Kirghiz: Краков шаары
  • Korean: 크라카우
  • Korean: 크라코우
  • Korean: 크라코프
  • Korean: 크라쿠프
  • Ladino: Krakovia
  • Latin: Cracovia
  • Latin: Cracoviae
  • Latvian: Krakova
  • Latvian: Krakow
  • Latvian: Kraków
  • Limburgan: Krakau
  • Limburgan: Kraków
  • Lithuanian: Krokuva
  • Lombard: Cracòvia
  • Low German: Krakau
  • Low German: Kraków
  • Lower Sorbian: Krakow
  • Lower Sorbian: Kraków
  • Luxembourgish: Krakau
  • Luxembourgish: Kraków
  • Macedonian: Краков
  • Malagasy: Kraków
  • Malay: Kraków
  • Malayalam: ക്രാക്കോവ്
  • Maltese: Krakovja
  • Maltese: Kraków
  • Manx: Cracow
  • Manx: Kraków
  • Marathi: क्राकूफ
  • Marathi: क्राकोव
  • Marathi: क्राकोव्ह
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kraków
  • Mongolian: Краков
  • Moroccan Arabic: كراكوڤ
  • Narom: Cracau
  • Narom: Cracaû
  • Narom: Cracovie
  • Nauru: Cracow
  • Nauru: Krakow
  • Nauru: Kraków
  • Neapolitan: Carcovia
  • Neapolitan: Cracovia
  • Northern Frisian: Krakau
  • Norwegian: Kraków
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Krakau
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Krakow
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kraków
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Krakau
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Krakow
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kraków
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Krákow
  • Nyanja: Kraków
  • Occitan (post 1500): Cracòvia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cracow
  • Ossetian: Краков
  • Panjabi: ਕਰਾਕੋਵ
  • Persian: کراکو
  • Persian: کراکوف
  • Persian: کراکوو
  • Piemontese: Cracòvia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Kraków
  • Polish: Kraków
  • Polish: Królewskie Miasto Kraków
  • Polish: Miasto Kraków
  • Polish: Miasto Królewskie Kraków
  • Polish: Stołeczne Królewskie Miasto Kraków
  • Portuguese: Cracóvia
  • Portuguese: Krakow
  • Portuguese: Kraków
  • Quechua: Cracovia
  • Quechua: Kraków
  • Romanian: Cracovia
  • Romanian: Krakau
  • Romanian: Krakow
  • Romanian: Kraków
  • Romanian: Краковия
  • Rundi: Kraków
  • Russia Buriat: Краков
  • Russian: Краков
  • Rusyn: Краков
  • Samogitian: Kruokova
  • Sardinian: Cracovia
  • Sardinian: Cracòvia
  • Scots: Krakow
  • Scots: Kraków
  • Scottish Gaelic: Kraków
  • Serbian: Kraków
  • Serbian: Краков
  • Serbo-Croatian: Krakov
  • Serbo-Croatian: Krakow
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kraków
  • Sicilian: Cracovia
  • Sicilian: Kraków
  • Silesian: Krakůw
  • Sinhala: ක්‍රකෝ
  • Slovak: Krakau
  • Slovak: Krakov
  • Slovak: Kraków
  • Slovak: Królewskie Stołeczne Miasto Kraków
  • Slovenian: Krakov
  • Slovenian: Krakow
  • Slovenian: Kraków
  • South Azerbaijani: کراکوف
  • Southern Sotho: Kraków
  • Spanish: Cracovia
  • Spanish: Krakau
  • Spanish: Krakow
  • Spanish: Kraków
  • Swahili: Krakov
  • Swahili: Kraków
  • Swedish: Cracovia
  • Swedish: Cracovie
  • Swedish: Cracow
  • Swedish: Cracowia
  • Swedish: Krakau
  • Swedish: Krakow
  • Swedish: Kraków
  • Swedish: Stołeczne królewskie miasto Kraków
  • Swiss German: Krakau / Krakow
  • Tagalog: Cracovia
  • Tagalog: Kraków
  • Tajik: Краков
  • Tamil: கிராக்கோவ்
  • Tamil: க்ரகோவ்
  • Tatar: Краков
  • Telugu: క్రాకోవ్
  • Tetum: Krakóvia
  • Thai: Cracow
  • Thai: Krakow
  • Thai: Kraków
  • Thai: กรากุฟ
  • Thai: คราคาว
  • Thai: คราคุฟ
  • Thai: คราคูฟ
  • Tok Pisin: Cracow
  • Tosk Albanian: Krakau
  • Tumbuka: Kraków
  • Turkish: Krakau
  • Turkish: Krakov
  • Turkish: Krakow
  • Turkish: Kraków
  • Udmurt: Кракув
  • Uighur: Krakow
  • Uighur: كراكوۋ
  • Ukrainian: Krakiv
  • Ukrainian: Kraków
  • Ukrainian: Краков
  • Ukrainian: Краків
  • Upper Sorbian: Krakow
  • Upper Sorbian: Kraków
  • Urdu: کراکوف
  • Uzbek: Krakov
  • Uzbek: Krakuv
  • Veps: Krakov
  • Vietnamese: Krakow
  • Vietnamese: Kraków
  • Volapük: Kraków
  • Waray (Philippines): Krakovia
  • Waray (Philippines): Krakovya
  • Waray (Philippines): Krakow
  • Waray (Philippines): Kraków
  • Welsh: Kraków
  • Western Armenian: Քրաքով
  • Western Frisian: Krakau
  • Western Panjabi: کراکوف
  • Wu Chinese: 克拉克夫
  • Xhosa: Kraków
  • Yiddish: Kroke
  • Yiddish: קראָקע
  • Yiddish: קראקא
  • Yiddish: קראקע
  • Yoruba: Kraków
  • Yue Chinese: 克拉科夫

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