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Facts about Poland

Administrative divisions: 16 provinces (wojewodztwa , singular - wojewodztwo); Dolnoslaskie (Lower Silesia) , Kujawsko-Pomorskie (Kuyavia-Pomerania) , Lodzkie , Lubelskie (Lublin) , Lubuskie (Lubusz) , Malopolskie (Lesser Poland) , Mazowieckie (Masovia) , Opolskie , Podkarpackie (Subcarpathia) , Podlaskie , Pomorskie (Pomerania) , Slaskie (Silesia) , Swietokrzyskie , Warminsko-Mazurskie (Warmia-Masuria) , Wielkopolskie (Greater Poland) , Zachodniopomorskie (West Pomerania)
Area: total: 312 ,679 sq km land: 304 ,459 sq km water: 8 ,220 sq km
Background: Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived near the middle of the 10th century. Its golden age occurred in the 16th century. During the following century , the strengthening of the gentry and internal disorders weakened the nation. In a series of agreements between 1772 and 1795 , Russia , Prussia , and Austria partitioned Poland amongst themselves. Poland regained its independence in 1918 only to be overrun by Germany and the Soviet Union in World War II. It became a Soviet satellite state following the war , but its government was comparatively tolerant and progressive. Labor turmoil in 1980 led to the formation of the independent trade union "Solidarity" that over time became a political force and by 1990 had swept parliamentary elections and the presidency. A "shock therapy" program during the early 1990s enabled the country to transform its economy into one of the most robust in Central Europe , but Poland still faces the lingering challenges of high unemployment , underdeveloped and dilapidated infrastructure , and a poor rural underclass. Solidarity suffered a major defeat in the 2001 parliamentary elections when it failed to elect a single deputy to the lower house of Parliament , and the new leaders of the Solidarity Trade Union subsequently pledged to reduce the Trade Union's political role. Poland joined NATO in 1999 and the European Union in 2004. With its transformation to a democratic , market-oriented country largely completed , Poland is an increasingly active member of Euro-Atlantic organizations.
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red; similar to the flags of Indonesia and Monaco which are red (top) and white
Capital: name: Warsaw geographic coordinates: 52 15 N , 21 00 E time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: temperate with cold , cloudy , moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation; mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers
Currency code: zloty (PLN)
Ethnic groups: Polish 96.7% , German 0.4% , Belarusian 0.1% , Ukrainian 0.1% , other and unspecified 2.7% (2002 census)
Geographic coordinates: 52 00 N , 20 00 E
Geography note: historically , an area of conflict because of flat terrain and the lack of natural barriers on the North European Plain
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Germany 28.9% , Russia 8.8% , Italy 6.5% , Netherlands 5.6% , France 5.1% , China 4.2% (2007)
Internet country code: .pl
Land boundaries: 440 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 3 ,047 km border countries: Belarus 605 km , Czech Republic 615 km , Germany 456 km , Lithuania 91 km , Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast) 432 km , Slovakia 420 km , Ukraine 428 km
Languages: Polish 97.8% , other and unspecified 2.2% (2002 census)
Location: Central Europe , east of Germany
Map references: Europe
National holiday: Constitution Day , 3 May (1791)
Nationality: noun: Pole(s) adjective: Polish
Natural hazards: flooding
Population: 38 ,500 ,696 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 89.8% (about 75% practicing) , Eastern Orthodox 1.3% , Protestant 0.3% , other 0.3% , unspecified 8.3% (2002)
Terrain: mostly flat plain; mountains along southern border
Unemployment rate: 12.8% (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Poland

Warszawa (click to view Warszawa map)

Places in Poland

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Poland. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Greater Poland Voivodeship (3592 google map locations)
Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship (2177 google map locations)
Lesser Poland Voivodeship (2030 google map locations)
Lower SilesiaN Voivodeship (532 google map locations)
Lublin Voivodeship (2912 google map locations)
Lubusz Voivodeship (253 google map locations)
Masovian Voivodeship (5784 google map locations)
Opole Voivodeship (324 google map locations)
Podlachian Voivodeship (2702 google map locations)
Pomeranian Voivodeship (1401 google map locations)
Silesian Voivodeship (1492 google map locations)
Subcarpathian Voivodeship (1901 google map locations)
Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (2039 google map locations)
Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship (2445 google map locations)
West Pomeranian Voivodeship (557 google map locations)
Łódź Voivodeship (3434 google map locations)

Random cities in Poland

Warszawa, the capital city of Poland.

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