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Obszary metropolitalne w Polsce - diagnoza i rekomendacje
Metropolitan Areas of Poland: Assessment and Recommendations

Author(s): Bohdan Jałowiecki, Grzegorz Gorzelak, Maciej Smętkowski
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: EUROREG - Uniwersytet Warszawski, Regional Studies Association - Sekcja Polska
Keywords: metropolis; metropolitan areas; delimitation

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the paper is to indicate metropolitan areas in Poland as well as to provide the assessment of their situation. The first part is devoted to literature review focused on identification of the most significant trade-offs of metropolisation process in regional and local scale. This constitutes a base for indication of the most important cities in Poland for which delineation of their metropolitan areas are provided. In the next part these metropolitan areas were characterised to reveal obstacles in their development. This enables authors to provide recommendations regarding activates that should be undertaken to facilitate growth of the largest cities and their surroundings.

  • Issue Year: 10/2009
  • Issue No: 35
  • Page Range: 52-73
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Polish