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Poland's Information

Flag of Poland
Land Area 304,255 km2
Water Area 8,430 km2
Total Area 312,685km2 (#69)
Population 38,523,261 (#34)
Population Density 126.62/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,050.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $27,700
Currency Zloty (PLN)
Largest Cities

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Often underrated as a tourist destination, Poland is one of the most unique and interesting countries in all of Europe.

A visit to Poland is an unforgettable experience, with mixed cultures and numerous attractions, including the Great Masuian Lakes, the mountains, the old Polish cities with their blends of new and modern and intact old towns, music, art galleries and sumptuous food.

High on the list of things to see and do are the Auschwitz Museum and Memorial, the cities of Warsaw and Krakow and their castles, the Chopin Museum and the various cultural regions of the country.

  • Calling Code: 48
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Travel to Poland is great any time of the year.

    The ideal time to visit is May to September, with the peak tourism season between July and August.

    December to March is the ski season and there are an abundance of ski and snowboarding resorts.



  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Poland Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 24, 2017.

Poland Trivia

What is the Largest Ethnic Minority in Poland?

Germans are the largest ethnic minorities in Poland with a population of about 49,000. The Belorussians are the second largest ethnic minority group in Poland with a population of about 37,000.

Largest Ethnic Minorities In Poland

What is a Puppet Government?

A "puppet state" is a government that has little will of its own, as it needs financial backing or military support. Thus, it acts an a subordinate to another power in exchange for its own survival. The puppet government still holds its own facade of an identity, perpetuated by retaining its own flag, name, national anthem, law, and constitution. However, these type of governments are not considered as legitimate according to international law.

What Is A Puppet Government?

What are some of the most affordable places to study abroad in Europe?

Turkey, Poland, Estonia, Hungary, Portugal, and Austria are some of Europe's most affordable study destinations.

Most Affordable Places To Study Abroad

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