Entrance to the Fortress in Kłodzko, Polska / Wejscie do twierdzy, Kłodzko, Polska
Kłodzko [ˈkwɔt͡skɔ] (About this sound listen) (Czech: Kladsko; German: Glatz; Latin: Glacio) is a town in south-western Poland, in the region of Lower Silesia. It is situated in the centre of the Kłodzko Valley, on the Nysa Kłodzka river.
Kłodzko is the seat of Kłodzko County (and of the rural Gmina Kłodzko, although the town itself is a separate urban gmina), and is situated in Lower Silesian Voivodeship (from 1975–1998 it was in the former Wałbrzych Voivodeship). With 28,250 inhabitants (2006), Kłodzko is the main commercial centre as well as an important transport and tourist node for the area.
For its historical monuments it is sometimes referred to as "Little Prague" (Polish: Mała Praga, German: Klein-Prag). Initially established as a settlement in the 10th century, it is by far one of the oldest towns in Poland, having been granted city rights in 1233. Culturally and traditionally a part of Bohemia, administratively it has been a part of Silesia since 1763.
Kłodzko (tuż po wojnie Kładzko, łac. Glacium, Glacensis urbs, Glocium, niem. Glatz, dial. Glooz, czes. Kladsko) – miasto w województwie dolnośląskim, siedziba powiatu kłodzkiego i gminy wiejskiej Kłodzko.
Według danych z 2014 r. miasto miało 27 792 mieszkańców.