POLAND

Back

Flag

Coat of Arms

Territory
312,696 km2 (69th)

Capital
Warsaw

Language
Polish

Motto
'None'

National Flower
Red Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

National Animal
White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)

National Animal
European bison (Bison bonasus)

Flag


Poland Flag

Poland, formally the Republic of Poland, is a nation situated in Europe. It is partitioned into 16 managerial subdivisions, covering a territory of 312,696 square kilometers (120,733 sq mi), and has a generally mild occasional atmosphere. Poland's capital and biggest city is Warsaw. Other real urban communities incorporate Kraków, Lódz, Wroclaw, Poznan, Gdansk, and Szczecin. Poland is circumscribed by the Baltic Sea, Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast and Lithuania toward the north, Belarus and Ukraine toward the east, Slovakia and Czech Republic, toward the south, and Germany toward the west. The foundation of the Polish state can be followed back to AD 966, when Mieszko I, leader of the domain coextensive with the region of present-day Poland, changed over to Christianity. The Kingdom of Poland was established in 1025, and in 1569 it solidified its longstanding political relationship with the Grand Duchy of Lithuania by marking the Union of Lublin. This association shaped the Polish– Lithuanian Commonwealth, one of the biggest (around 1,000,000 square kilometers (390,000 sq mi)) and most crowded nations of sixteenth and seventeenth century Europe, with an extraordinarily liberal political framework which received Europe's originally composed national constitution, the Constitution of 3 May 1791. Over a century after the Partitions of Poland toward the finish of the eighteenth century, Poland recovered its autonomy in 1918 with the Treaty of Versailles. In September 1939, World War II began with the attack of Poland by Germany, trailed by the Soviet Union attacking Poland as per the Molotov– Ribbentrop Pact. In 1947, the Polish People's Republic was set up as a satellite state under Soviet impact. In the outcome of the Revolutions of 1989, most remarkably through the development of the Solidarity development, Poland restored itself as a presidential vote based republic. Poland is a created market and territorial power. It has the eighth biggest and a standout amongst the most unique economies in the European Union, all the while accomplishing an extremely high position on the Human Development Index.


Coat of Arms


Poland Coat of Arms

Territory


Poland Map

312,696 km2 (69th)


Capital


Poland Capital

Warsaw

Warsaw is the capital and biggest city of Poland. The city remains on the Vistula River in east-focal Poland and its populace is formally assessed at 1.765 million inhabitants inside a more prominent metropolitan zone of 3.1 million occupants, which makes Warsaw the eighth most-crowded capital city in the European Union. As far as possible spread 516.9 square kilometers (199.6 sq mi), while the metropolitan region covers 6,100.43 square kilometers (2,355.39 sq mi). Warsaw is an alpha worldwide city, a noteworthy universal traveler goal, and a huge social, political and monetary center point. Its verifiable Old Town was assigned an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Warsaw is a standout amongst Europe's most unique metropolitan urban communities. When depicted as the 'Paris of the North', Warsaw was accepted to be a standout amongst the most lovely urban communities on the planet until World War II.


Languague


Poland Languague

Polish



Motto


Poland Motto

'None'



National Flower


Poland National Flower

Red Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

Red Poppy , Papaver rhoeas (normal names incorporate basic poppy, corn poppy, corn rose, field poppy, Flanders poppy) is a yearly herbaceous types of blossoming plant in the poppy family, Papaveraceae. This poppy is eminent as an agrarian weed (henceforth the basic names including "corn" and "field") and after World War I as an image of dead troopers. Papaver rhoeas is a variable, erect yearly, framing an extensive soil seed bank that can develop when the dirt is aggravated. It grows up to around 70 cm (28 in) in tallness. The stems hold single blossoms, which are huge and conspicuous, 5– 10 cm (2– 4 in) over, with four petals that are distinctive red, most regularly with a dark spot at their base. The petals somewhat cover one another. The plant can create up to 400 blossoms in a warm season, in spite of their enduring just a single day.


National Animal


Poland National Animal

White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)

White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) is an exceptionally extensive hawk broadly circulated crosswise over Eurasia. Just like all falcons, it is an individual from the family Accipitridae (or accipitrids) which incorporates other diurnal raptors, for example, birds of prey, kites, and harriers. One of up to eleven individuals in the sort Haliaeetus, which are ordinarily called ocean birds. The white-tailed eagle measures somewhere in the range of 66 to 94 cm (26 to 37 in) in complete length with an average wingspan of 1.78 to 2.45 m (5 ft 10 in to 8 ft 0 in). This species may have the biggest wingspan of any living eagle.


National Animal


Poland National Animal

European bison (Bison bonasus)

European bison (Bison bonasus), otherwise called wisent or the European wood buffalo, is an Eurasian types of buffalo. It is one of two surviving types of buffalo, close by the American buffalo. The European buffalo is the heaviest enduring wild land creature in Europe; a regular European buffalo is about 2.1 to 3.5 m (6.9 to 11.5 ft) long, not including a tail of 30 to 80 cm (12 to 31 in), and 1.6 to 2.1 m (5.2 to 6.9 ft) tall. During childbirth, calves are very little, weighing somewhere in the range of 15 and 35 kg (33 and 77 lb). In the free-running populace of the Bialowieza Forest of Belarus and Poland, weights among grown-ups (matured 6 and over) are 634 kg (1,398 lb) all things considered in the instances of guys, with a scope of 400 to 920 kg (880 to 2,030 lb), and of 424 kg (935 lb) among females, with a scope of 300 to 540 kg (660 to 1,190 lb). An incidental huge bull European buffalo can weigh up to 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) or more with a record of 1,900 kg (4,200 lb).


Demonym(s)

Polish

Population

38,433,600
(2017 estimate)

Currency

Polish złoty (PLN)

Time Zone

UTC+1 (CET)

See More Countries

Denmark icon Estonia icon Finland icon Iceland icon Latvia icon Lithuania  icon Norway icon Sweden icon Austria icon Belgium icon England icon France icon Germany icon Ireland  icon Liechtenstein icon Luxembourg  icon Netherlands  icon Scotland icon Switzerland  icon Wales icon Armenia  icon Azerbaijan  icon Belarus icon Bulgaria icon Cyprus icon Czech Republic icon Georgia icon Hungary icon Kazakhstan  icon Moldova icon Romania icon Russia icon Slovakia icon Turkey icon Ukraine icon Albania icon Andorra icon Bosnia and Herzegovina icon Croatia icon Greece icon Italy icon Macedonia  icon Malta icon Monaco icon Montenegro icon Portugal icon San Marino icon Serbia icon Slovenia icon Spain icon Vatican City icon





*sources: Wikimedia Commons , google images