The international Radom Jazz Festival and the International Gombrowicz Theater Festival are held in the city.
The city is home to the biennial Radom Air Show, the largest and best-attended air show in Poland, held during the last weekend of August.
Radom’s original settlement dates back to the 8th–the 9th century. It was an early medieval town in the valley of the Mleczna River.
Radom is the fourteenth largest city in Poland and the second-largest in the voivodeship.
In 1376, the city became the seat of a starosta, and entered the period of its greatest prosperity.
The Pact of Vilnius and Radom was signed there in 1401, and the Nihil Novi and Łaski’s Statute were adopted by the Sejm at Radom’s Royal Castle in 1505.
Radom is twinned with: Banská Bystrica, Slovakia; Daugavpils, Latvia; Homyel, Belarus; Huzhou, Zhejiang, China; Magdeburg, Germany; Ozyory, Moscow Oblast, Russia; Ploiești, Romania; Vilnius District Municipality, Lithuania; Stara Zagora, Bulgaria; Taoyuan District, Taiwan; Talavera de la Reina, Spain & Ternopil, Ukraine.
The Population of Radom is 211,371 as of 2019.
In 1364, Radom’s obsolete Środa Śląska rights were replaced with more modern Magdeburg rights, and residents gained several privileges as a result.
The Łucznik Arms Factory, located in Radom, continues to produce modern military firearms.