Dzierżoniów is a medium-sized town, picturesquely situated at the foot of the Sowie Mountains, in the Dolnośląskie Voivodeship. Currently, they are inhabited by almost 30 thousand residents. Dzierżoniów is the seat of the Dzierżoniów poviat, the city of Dzierżoniów and the rural commune of Dzierżoniów.
THE MOST IMPORTANT STATISTICAL DATA:
- Town: Dzierżoniów,
- Area: 20.07 km2,
- Population: 29,888 people,
- Working age population: 16,322 people.
The city is located on the route of important roads connecting Dzierżoniów with Wrocław, Świdnica, Ząbkowice Śląskie, Kłodzko and Nowa Ruda, in the area of influence of two functional areas of the Wałbrzych Agglomeration and the Wrocław Metropolitan Area.
In economic terms, Dzierżoniów, like the entire region, has been associated with the textile industry for hundreds of years. In the twentieth century, the electronics industry also played a very important role here - the radio plant "Diora" is still associated with our city.
Currently, there are entities operating in the city, producing innovative products on a global scale for the world's best companies, such as: BMW, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, Opel, Daimler Benz-Mercedes, Nokia, Motorolla, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Bosch, Philips, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Lockheed Martin Corporation. Companies from the automotive and electromobility, chemical, aviation, electrical, electronics, electrotechnical and electromechanical industries have found their location here.
In 2019, the Central Research Laboratory of SELENA Labs was established in Dzierżoniów, thanks to which our city again, as in the times of Diora, has become a place for the production of new technologies and products that hit global markets.
The largest companies are concentrated mainly in the Dzierżoniów subzone within the Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone "INVEST-PARK". The subzone has been operating in our city since 1997 and is currently the largest employer in the region, employing nearly 2,500 people.
Good location, sustainable and dynamic development of the city, sustained thanks to well-thought-out investments, constantly expanding Dzierżoniów Sub-zone, rich investor support system - these are the most important factors that make Dzierżoniów an attractive place to do business.
THE MOST IMPORTANT AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS WHICH WERE GRANTED TO DZIERŻONIÓW:
- Professional Commune Friendly to Investors,
- Leader of Management in the Commune Self-government,
- EFQM / European Quality Award Google e-City for the most enterprising city online in the voivodeship,
- The Best Self-Government of the Ten Years,
- Award for the Regional Development Leader of the Lower Silesian Economic Region,
- Award for special successes in cooperation with business,
- Investor-Friendly Commune Certificate,
- Commune Investor Assistance Center.