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The city of Kraków is in the region in the southern region of . It is the capital city of the . It covers both banks of the Wisła river.

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The Old City of , 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.

is a part of Old Town district of in .

Southern part of Kraków consists of six districts. Most interesting are Podgórze and Dębniki, located on the Vistula river bank opposite the Old Town.


Eastern part of consists of several districts, most known of which is Nowa Huta.

North-western part of consists of six districts, of which most interesting is Zwierzyniec.


  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  767,000
  • IATA airport code:  KRK
  • Latitude:  50° 3' 41.1" (50.0614°) north
  • Longitude:  19° 56' 11.7" (19.9366°) east
  • Elevation:  219 meters (719 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Kraków
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Kraków

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Persian:  کراکوف Portuguese:  Cracóvia Romanian:  Cracovia Romanian:  Краковия Russian:  Краков Sardinian:  Cracòvia Serbian:  Краков Sicilian:  Cracovia Silesian:  Krakůw Slovak:  Krakov Slovenian:  Krakov Spanish:  Cracovia Tetum:  Krakóvia Thai:  กรากุฟ Tosk Albanian:  Krakau Uighur:  Krakow Ukrainian:  Краків Upper Sorbian:  Krakow Western Panjabi:  کراکوف Yiddish:  קראקע Cracow PLKRK Q31487

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