In the Heart of Europe

Information about Poland

  • 20130731131628-062c5b9f.jpgCountry's full name: The Republic of Poland
  • National flag: Color: top - white, bottom - red
  • National banner: flag with national emblem - national symbol used by ships, civil air ports, diplomatic missions and consular posts
  • National emblem: White eagle in a crown against a red background
  • Location: Central Europe, east of Germany
  • Map references: Europe
  • Administrative divisions: 16 provinces: Dolnośląskie, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Łódzkie, Lubelskie, Lubuskie, Małopolskie, Mazowieckie, Opolskie, Podkarpackie, Podlaskie, Pomorskie, Śląskie, Świętokrzyskie, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Wielkopolskie, Zachodniopomorskie
  • Currency: 1 zloty = 100 grosz
  • Area: 312.685 km2 (120.727 sqm)
  • Political system: Parliamentary democracy
  • Language: Polish
  • Population: 38. 6 m in 2000 (based on GUS data www.stat.gov.pl)
  • Capital city: Warsaw – 1.6 m inhabitants