Środa Wielkopolska

Środa Wielkopolska

Collegiate church

Coat of arms
Środa Wielkopolska
Coordinates: 52°14′N 17°17′E / 52.233°N 17.283°E / 52.233; 17.283Coordinates: 52°14′N 17°17′E / 52.233°N 17.283°E / 52.233; 17.283
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Środa Wielkopolska County
Gmina Gmina Środa Wielkopolska
  Mayor Wojciech Ziętkowski
  Total 17.98 km2 (6.94 sq mi)
Population (2009)
  Total 22,001
  Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 63-000
Car plates PSR
Climate Cfb
Website www.sroda.wlkp.pl

Środa Wielkopolska [ˈɕrɔda vjɛlkɔˈpɔlska] (German: Schroda) is a town in central Poland, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Poznań, with 22,001 inhabitants (2009).


Środa was part of Prussia and then Germany from 1793 to 1919. It is situated in Greater Poland Voivodeship, having previously been in the former Poznań Voivodeship (1975-1998). It is the seat of Środa Wielkopolska County, and of Gmina Środa Wielkopolska (a district within the county).

Środa lies on the main railway line from Poznań to Katowice (via Jarocin). There is also a steam railway which runs to Zaniemyśl, 14 kilometres (9 mi) to the southeast.[1]

Famous people born or raised in Środa Wielkopolska

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Środa Wielkopolska is twinned with:


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