Gniezno city and municipality in the district of Gniezno, the sixth largest in the Wielkopolska province, lying on Gniezno Lakeland lake Jelonek, Punjab and Winiary, in the former lake plioceńskiego. (First Polish capital), the seat of the Archbishops of Gniezno, the seat of the first metropolitan church, a university center, and from December 19, 2009 the seat of the Curia Primatial. The city stands on seven hills: Lechowym, St. Peter, Saint. Lawrence, St. Michael, maiden, ŻnińskimGniezno Knights and is situated in the eastern part of Wielkopolska province, about 10 km from the border with the province, Kuyavian-Pomeranian County Gniezno. Formerly belonged to the province of Kalisz, and then to Poznan (from the episode decades of the existence of a separate province of Gniezno). Currently, the capital of the municipality and county.