Metropolia Krakowska

Metropolia Krakowska (Kraków Metropolis) is an Association that was set up in Poland in 2014. It includes the City of Kraków and 14 surrounding municipalities. Kraków has a population of 800,000 spanning an area of 324 km2, the remaining municipalities have an additional combined population of 200,000 inhabitants and they stretch over the area of 951 km2. Metropolia Krakowska coordinates a number of metropolitan tasks, including those relating to environmental and ecological issues. 

Through its participation in INTERLACE, Metropolia Krakowska aims to gather experience and good practice for protecting, restoring and managing the urban ecosystems. The association wants to verify and develop the existing tools in its practice and include citizens, local authorities and all other stakeholders in participatory processes, for urban ecological restoration and management.