Monday, 25 February 2013
Town with county rights in Kujawsko-Pomeranian. Right-bank part of the city lies in the Pomerania region , the left-bank part is located on the Kujawy. The city is situated on the Vistula River and Drwęcą. Big economic, cultural and scientific.
Since 1999, the seat of Speaker of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie, the seat of the regional government authorities, the Board Kujawsko-Pomerania, Western Pomeranian Regional Assembly and their subordinate units. Residence of the mayor of the district of Toruń. In the years 1920-1939 the capital of Pomerania, in the years 1945-1975 in the province of Bydgoszcz (in the years 1945-1950, it bore the name of the province. Pomeranian), in the years 1975-1998 capital of the province of Torun.
It is one of the oldest Polish cities. Since 1992, Toruń is the seat of the Diocese of Torun curia. In 1997, a team of Torun Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and since 2004 is a nationwide established the League of Polish Cities List. Torun Old Town in 2007 in a poll of the Republic has been recognized as one of the seven wonders of the Polish. Torun Old Town Hall Square and took third place by the readers of the Polish edition of National Geographic Poland for 30 most beautiful places in the world.