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Poland Facts

  • Name: Poland
    (long form) Republic of Poland
  • Capital City: Warsaw (1,716,855 pop.)
    (2,631,902 metro)
  • Poland Population: 38,383,809 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Zloty
    (conversion rates)

    zloty
    10 Zlotys
  • Ethnicity: Polish 96.7%, German 0.4%, Belarusian 0.1%, Ukrainian 0.1%, other and unspecified 2.7%
  • GDP total: $470.4 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $21,000 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Polish (official) 97.8%, other and unspecified 2.2%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Warsaw, Lodz, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Gdansk, Szczecin, Bydgoszcz, Lublin, Katowice
  • Name: Poland's name is believed to come from the early tribal inhabitants (Polanie) who's name is derived from the Polish word pole (field), and is representative of the nature of the country.
  • National Day: May 3
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 89.8% (about 75% practicing), Eastern Orthodox 1.3%, Protestant 0.3%, other 0.3%, unspecified 8.3%
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