The region inhabited by 4.6 million people, has the highest population density in Poland and is the most urbanized area in Central Europe.
Traditional work ethos is a good mark of the people who have worked here in industry for generations. Silesia has a working- age population of over 3 million. The province’s active business networks and dynamic market are the product of true team work. The 45 universities and colleges of Śląskie province tutor almost 200,000 students, with 60% of them studying for degrees in engineering and economics. Silesia is one of Poland’s leading centres for R&D. The first artificial heart or design initiatives are the showpieces of our creative potential. An innovative approach to business contributes to success of the rms, which operate in the province.
There are 18 industry and technology parks operating in the energy, automation, electronics and construction sectors. Over 2 million creative people living in 14 cities of the so-called Silesia Metropolis create the region’s positive energy. Silesia’s densest network of expressways and motorways in Poland completes the o er. The cities of the conurbation are interconnected by a multi-lane transit road. Katowice Airport is the largest regional airport for cargo tra c in Poland. The railway terminal in Sławków is the westernmost point of the broad-gauge railway line, which connects Silesia to the Asian and Far Eastern transport system. Śląskie province has always been a strong pillar of Polish economy.