is a city in western Poland, on the Warta river.
It is the biggest city in the Lubusz Voivodeship with 125,149 inhabitants (June
2009) and one of its two capitals with a seat of a Voivodeship governor (the
other is Zielona Góra). Previously it was the capital of the Gorzów Voivodeship
Gorzów is famous for its fine sportsmen,
including Olympic and world champions and national representatives. In recent
years the city has been known for a former Polish Prime Minister Kazimierz
Marcinkiewicz, who comes from Gorzów Wielkopolski. Around