Krakow in Numbers

Krakow in Numbers
Photo Magiczny Kraków

Total city area - 327 km2

The city stretches from the North to the South ca. 18 km, whereas from the West to the East - ca. 31 km

Point of the highest elevation within the city limits - 383 m above sea level   (The J. Piłsudski Mound).

Point of the lowest elevation within the city limits –  188 m above sea level   (mouth of the Potok Kościelnicki creek).

The city of Kraków also happens to be crossed by the 50ºN parallel and the 20ºE meridian.

The co-ordinates of the Adam Mickiewicz monument at Rynek Główny (Main Square) – 50º03'41"N and 19º56'17".


In 2017:

population – 767,348 (of which 409,210 females)

number of: births – 9,170; deaths – 7,663

natural incease - 1 507 (1,97‰)

registered unemployed rate – 2,8%


In 2016:

population - 765,320 (of which 408,223 females)

density of population - 2,340 pers./km2

number of: births - 8,816; deaths - 7,151

natural incease - 1,665 (2,18‰)

registered unemployed rate – 3,6%


For more statistical information on the city of Krakow please look up the following publications and websites:

 KWL2016 ENG cover Krakow in numbers (yearbooks)


  BS I 2018 cover Statistical Bulletins of the City of Krakow (quarterly)

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