Located 170 miles from Warsaw, Wrocław was established in the 10th Century at the intersection of four major trade routes of the time. It is the fourth largest city in Poland with a population of approximately 700,000 people. Wrocław has several major industries including: metalworking, textiles, food processing, and data processing and electronics. The city is internationally recognized for its innovative approaches to dramatic production. Acting and Miming are a large part of the Wrocław culture. Two of its renowned theaters are the Grotowski Laboratory Theater and the Henryk Tomaszewski Mime Theater. Wrocław became our Sister City in 1993.