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Poland's Quick Facts

Land Area 304,255 km2
Water Area 8,430 km2
Total Area 312,685 km2
Population 38,523,261
Population Density 123.20 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $1.05 Trillion
GDP Per Capita $27,700
Currency Zloty (PLN)
Largest Cities
  • Warszawa (Warsaw) (1,783,251)
  • Krak (768,731)
  • Łódź (676,830)
  • Wrocław (641,401)
  • Poznań (531,030)
  • Gdańsk (465,475)
  • Szczecin (401,370)
  • Bydgoszcz (347,522)
  • Lublin (334,720)
  • 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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