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- Country Name: Poland
- Continent: Europe
- Primary Language: Polish
- Population: 38,386,000 (2019 estimate)
- Currency: Polish złoty (PLN)
- GDP: 585.664 billion (2018, World Bank)
26 Poland Facts for Kids
- Poland is a country on the continent of Europe.
- The official name for Poland is the Republic of Poland.
- A native or resident of Poland is called Polish or Pole.
- The primary language spoken in Poland is Polish.
- In Poland, about half of the people also speak English.
- The capital city of Poland is Warsaw.
- The population of Poland was 38,386,000 based on 2019 estimates.
- According to estimates by the United Nations in 2019, Poland was the 38th most populated country in the world.
- The national currency of Poland is the Polish złoty (PLN).
- In 2018, the World Bank estimated the GDP of Poland was 585.664 billion USD.
- According to estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Poland was 22nd on the list of countries with the highest GDP (PPP) in 2019.
- The country of Poland covers 120,733 square miles.
- Poland is the 71st largest country by square miles.
- The largest city in Poland is Warsaw.
- Warsaw in Poland is considered a global city, also referred to as a world city, world center, power city, or alpha city.
- Warsaw in Poland has been ranked as one of the most liveable cities in Central and Eastern Europe.
- The highest point in Poland is Rysy Mountain at 8,212 feet.
- The longest river in Poland is the Vistula River at 651 miles long.
- The largest lake in Poland is Śniardwy Lake at 43.9 square miles.
- There are eight islands on the surface of Śniardwy Lake in Poland.
- The government of Poland is a unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic.
- Poland is divided into 16 Voivodeships (provinces).
- Drivers in Poland drive on the right side of the road.
- The country calling code for Poland is +48.
- The ISO 3166 code for Poland is PL.
- The national anthem of Poland is called “Mazurek Dąbrowskiego” also referred to as “Poland Is Not Yet Lost”.
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