Jelenia Góra, Poland

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Population

city: 84,000

Land area

109 km2

Population density

772 inhabitants/km2


Jelenia Góra is a city in Lower Silesia, south-western Poland. The name of the city means "hart mountain" in Polish, and German. It is close to the Krkonoše mountain range running along the Polish-Czech border – ski resorts such as Karpacz and Szklarska Poręba can be found 10 to 15 kilometres (6 to 9 miles) far from the town.
Jelenia Góra is situated in Lower Silesian Voivodeship (since 1999), having previously been the seat of Jelenia Góra Voivodeship (1975–1998). The city constitutes a separate urban gmina and city county (powiat), as well as being the seat of Jelenia Góra County (which surrounds but does not include the city).
Tram communication operated in Jelenia Góra in the years 1897–1969. Today there isn't much left of it – fragments of the tram line and a plaque can be found near town hall. One of the old tram carriages can be found by the north entrance to the town hall and serves as a souvenir kiosk (the other two trams are placed in front of the tram depot, in Wolności Street and at the bus terminal in Podgórzyn).

Modal Split

50
40
Year 2013

Source:

Master Plan of Public Transport

Survey method:

Survey

Year

2013

Population (2013)

84,000

PT
Walk
Bike
Car

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Jadwiga Osińska

Email: plfunduszeumpjeleniagora
City website:http://www.jeleniagora.pl
Political representative: Marcin Zawiła, Mayor

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

The city is intested in developing the SUMP but has lack of financial resources and knowleadge how to start the process.

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