Ostrów Wielkopolski (often abbreviated Ostrów Wlkp., formerly called simply Ostrów, Ostrowo, Latin: Ostrovia) is a city in west-central Poland with 71 560 inhabitants (2020), situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship; the seat of Ostrów Wielkopolski County.- Ostrów Wielkopolski
The province is named after the region called Greater Poland or Wielkopolska.- Greater Poland Voivodeship
Its capital city is Poznań; other important cities include Kalisz, Konin, Piła, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Gniezno (an early capital of Poland) and Leszno.- Greater Poland Voivodeship
The region in the proper sense roughly coincides with the present-day Greater Poland Voivodeship (województwo wielkopolskie).- Greater Poland
Other cities are Kalisz to the south-east, Konin to the east, Piła to the north, Ostrów Wielkopolski to the south-east, Gniezno (the earliest capital of Poland) to the north-east, and Leszno to the south-west.- Greater Poland
In 1845 the Royal Catholic Gymnasium was established, a significant Polish school in the Prussian Partition of Poland, which as the I Liceum Ogólnokształcące remains one of the most renowned high schools in Greater Poland.- Ostrów Wielkopolski
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Kalisz is a city in central Poland, and the second-largest city in the Greater Poland Voivodeship, with 99,106 residents (December 2020).
Situated on the Prosna river in the southeastern part of Greater Poland, the city forms a conurbation with the nearby towns of Ostrów Wielkopolski and Nowe Skalmierzyce.