Facts about Poland
Poland, officially the Republic of Poland – the country located in Central Europe by the Baltic Sea. It borders with Germany (467km) in the west, the Czech Republic (790km) and Slovakia (538km) in the south , Ukraine (529km) Belarus (416km) and Lithuania (103km) in the east, Russia (Kaliningrad region, to the north 210km), and Baltic coastline (788km).
In terms of the surface Poland takes 69. place in the world and ninth in Europe. In terms of population it takes 33. place in the world.
The country is divided into 16 provinces which are divided into districts and municipalities.
|Poland in numbers|
|Capital||Warsaw, 1 700 000|
|Currency||1 PLN = 100 groszy|
|Main Religion||Catholics 95%|
|Life expectancy||73 years average|
|Longest river||Vistula 1047km|
|Highest mountain||Rysy 2499m|