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About Poland

Once you come to Poland you will definitely fall in love with this country!

Poland among very crowded destinations together with her beautiful nature, rich history and multiculturality constitutes the excellent alternative and undiscovered land. Travelling to Poland will be certainly one of the most unforgettable adventures in your life. It guarantees a wide variety of unique sights, surprises and attractions.

Poland has areas of outstanding natural value, both Europeanwide and worldwide. There are still places hardly touched by the civilization.

Every visitor should see the following Polish regions:

  • The Baltic Sea with the Polish Tricity: Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia
  • The Mazurian Region, called sometimes the land of a Thousand Lakes with its untouched forests, clean lakes - real paradise for sailors
  • Mazovia Region - multicultural, historical and geographical region in east-central Poland with the capital of Poland - Warsaw
  • The Southern part of Poland with its enchanting capital - Krakow, the cultural centre of Polish culture, Wieliczka Salt Mine - one of the greatest Polish tourist attractions
  • The Polish Mountains: Sudets, Bieszczady and Tatras which is a mountain range that form a natural border between Slovakia and Poland.

POLAND IN NUMBERS:

  • Population: in 2011 Poland's population stood at 38,200,000. This figure makes it the 29th most populated country in the world and the 8th in Europe
  • Total area of Poland in thous. km2: 312,7
  • Capital of Poland: Warsaw
  • Administrative divison: 16 provinces
  • Currency: 1 Zloty (PLN) = 100 Groszy (1 EUR = approx. 4 PLN)
  • Time: GMT + 1 h
  • Mountains: on the Southern Border, high Tatra (highest peak Rysy 2,499 m), Bieszczady, Beskid, Karkonosze, Gory Stolowe
  • Rivers: the Vistula (Wisla) 1,047 km, the Odra, the Bug, the Watra
  • Lakes: Sniardwy (Mazury) 113,8 km2
  • Tourism: 14 milion tourists visit Poland every year, Poland ranks 14th in the world as a tourist destination
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