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  • Country in Central Europe, a member state of the European Union (since 1 May 2004)
  • Capital: Warsaw (Warszawa)
  • Largest cities: Warsaw (Warszawa), Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, Szczecin
  • Borders: Lithuania, Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany
  • Seas: Baltic Sea
  • Climate: temperate seasonal
  • Official language: Polish
  • Religion: 92.9% Roman Catholic, 1.3% other faiths, 3.1% irreligious, 2.7% unanswered
  • Government: unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
  • Independence day: 11 November (1918)
  • Area: 312,696 km² (water: 3.07 %)
  • Population: 38,383,000; density: 123/km²
  • Currency: Polish złoty (PLN)
  • Time zone: UTC+1 (CET), summer (DST): UTC+2 (CEST)
  • Calling code: +48
  • ISO 3166 code: PL
  • Internet TLD: .pl / .eu
  • Driving side: right
  • Electricity: 230V supply voltage and 50Hz, plug types: C and E

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REGIONS / voivodeships / województwa (16)


Mazovian (Mazowieckie) – capital: Warsaw (Warszawa)

Warsaw (Warszawa)

Łazienki Park (Park Łazienki Królewskie) | PKiN (Pałac Kultury i Nauki) | Tarchomin | Wilanów

Sights / Things to do in Mazovian:


Greater Poland (Wielkopolskie) – capital: Poznań


Kuyavian-Pomeranian (Kujawsko-Pomorskie) – capital: Bydgoszcz / Toruń


Lesser Poland (Małopolska) – capital: Kraków

Beskidy | Ciężkowice | Gorce | Grybów | Kraków | Krynica | Łomnica-Zdrój | Magura Witowska | Mogilany | Myślenice | Pieniny | Piwniczna-Zdrój | Podhale | Poręba Radlna | Siepraw | Stróże | Tarnów | TarnówGmina | Tatry | Tokarnia | Tuchów | Wieliczka | Wysowa-Zdrój | Zakopane

Sights / Things to do in Lesser Poland:


Łódź (Łódzkie) – capital: Łódź


Lower Silesian (Dolnośląskie) – capital: Wrocław

Sudetes (Sudety)

Sights / Things to do in Lower Silesian:


Lublin (Lubelskie) – capital: Lublin


Lubusz (Lubuskie) – capital: Gorzów Wielkopolski / Zielona Góra

Kostrzyn

Sights / Things to do in Lubusz:


Opole (Opolskie) – capital: Opole


Podlaskie (Podlaskie) – capital: Białystok

Białystok | Koryciny | Malesowizna | Puńsk | Studzianki | Supraśl | Suwalszczyzna | Wigry

Sights / Things to do in Podlaskie:


Pomeranian (Pomorskie) – capital: Gdańsk

Hel | Jastarnia | Jastrzębia Góra | Kashubia | Smołdzino

Sights / Things to do in Pomeranian:


Silesian (Śląskie) – capital: Katowice


Subcarpathian (Podkarpackie) – capital: Rzeszów

Bieszczady

Sights / Things to do in Subcarpathian:


Świętokrzyskie / Holy Cross (Świętokrzyskie) – capital: Kielce


Warmian-Masurian (Warmińsko-Mazurskie) – capital: Olsztyn


West Pomeranian (Zachodniopomorskie) – capital: Szczecin


PLACES (A-Z)


Beskids (Beskidy) mountains | Białystok | Bieszczady mountains

Ciężkowice

Gorce mountains | Grybów

Hel

Jastarnia | Jastrzębia Góra

KashubiaKorycinyKostrzynKraków Krynica

Łomnica-Zdrój

Magura WitowskaMalesowiznaMogilanyMyślenice

Pieniny mountainsPiwniczna-ZdrójPodhalePoręba Radlna | Puńsk

SieprawSmołdzinoStróżeStudziankiSudetes (Sudety) mountainsSupraślSuwalszczyzna

TarnówTarnówGminaTatra Mountains (Tatry)TokarniaTuchów

Vistula River (Wisła)

Warsaw (Warszawa)WieliczkaWigryWysowa-Zdrój

Zakopane


MOUNTAINS


Beskids (Beskidy)

Bieszczady | Gorce | Pieniny

Sudetes (Sudety)

Tatra Mountains (Tatry)


POLISH CUISINE


Lesser Poland: Dinner in Krakow | Dinner

Podlaskie: Podlaskie treats

Pomeranian: Eating out on Hel

Sweet: Donuts Thursday | Special Thursday


A VIEW FROM THE TOP (aerial photography)


Poland from above

Aview from the top: Poland

Poland. Winter

In the clouds

Warsaw and around

Southwest Poland

Śląsk in winter

Małopolska

Malopolska in winter

Around Krakow

Beskids

Beskids

Tatra Mountains

Tatra Mountains

A view from the top: Katowice-Naples


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