Capital: Warsaw

Population: 38167000

Poland is a country located in Central Europe. In terms of its surface it occupies 63 place on Earth. Neighbors with Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia. This location has and affects a rich history. Numerous battles and all politics about the territory of power, the fight for independence when Poland for more than a century disappeared from the map of Europe and the largest migration of people from east to west after World War II – this is how the historical background could be described. The shape of the surface is equally rich. From mountain ranges with the highest peak of Rysy (2499 m above sea level) through highlands, lowlands, lakes, depression in Żuławy Wiślane (1.8 m above sea level) to the Baltic Sea. Two major rivers pass to the Baltic: Vistula (1037.5 km) and Odra (741 km within Poland). Water in Poland also includes numerous lakes – the largest of them Śniardwy (11 383 ha), and the deepest Hańcza (108, 5 m). There are notable cities such as Kraków, Warsaw, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin on the rivers. Administratively, Poland has been divided into 16 provinces. However, the division into regions – Podhale, Kaszuby, Mazury, etc. is more popular. Each of them has its own culture. That is why it is worth coming and getting to know this country.