Poznan is a city in west-central Poland with about 570,000 inhabitants. Located on the Warta River, it is one of the oldest cities in Poland, making it an important historical centre and a vibrant centre of trade, industry, and education. Poznan´ is Poland’s fifth largest city and fourth biggest industrial centre. It is also the administrative capital of the Greater Poland Voivodeship.

Poznan cathedral is the oldest in the country, containing the tombs of the first Polish dukes and kings.