Lublin is the ninth largest
city in Poland and the second largest city of Lesser Poland. It is the capital
of Lublin Voivodeship (province) with a population of 349,103 (March 2011).
Lublin is the largest Polish city east of the Vistula River. It was recently a
candidate for the title of "2016 European Capital of Culture". Lublin
is approximately 170 kilometres (106 miles) southeast of the capital, Warsaw