Facts

  • Officially: Republic of Poland
  • Capital: Warsaw
  • Population: 38.3 million
  • Language: Polish
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 82 years (women)
  • Currency: zloty
  • Poland became a member of the European Union in May 2004
    • The country is within the Schengen Area.
  • A nation with a proud cultural heritage
  • Inexpensive but increasing as it becomes more popular
  • Warsaw Uprising Museum and the Museum of the Second World War in Gdaล„sk if you want to learn about the countryโ€™s troubled history.
  • A visit to Auschwitz makes for an unforgetable, eye-opening trip.

News about Poland

Geography

  • Area: 312,685 sq km (120,728 sq miles)
  • Positioned at the centre of Europe