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  • Country in Central Europe, a member state of the European Union (since 1 May 2004)
  • Capital: Warsaw
  • Largest cities: Warsaw, 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 Nov (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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Poland destinations on 40thousandkm.com


REGIONS / voivodeships / województwa (16)


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:


Mazovian (Mazowieckie) – capital: Warsaw (Warszawa)

Warsaw

Sights / Things to do in Mazovian:


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)


Warsaw (Warszawa)

Kraków

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Beskids (Beskidy) mountains

Białystok

Bieszczady mountains

Ciężkowice

Gorce mountains

Grybów

Hel

Jastarnia

Jastrzębia Góra

Kashubia

Koryciny

Kostrzyn

Kraków

Wawel

Krynica

Łomnica-Zdrój

Magura Witowska

Malesowizna

Mogilany

Myślenice

Pieniny mountains

Piwniczna-Zdrój

Podhale

Poręba Radlna

Puńsk

Siepraw

Smołdzino

Stróże

Studzianki

Sudetes (Sudety) mountains

Supraśl

Suwalszczyzna

Tarnów

TarnówGmina

Tatra Mountains (Tatry)

Tokarnia

Tuchów

Vistula River (Wisła)

Warsaw (Warszawa)

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

Wieliczka

Wigry

Wysowa-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


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