Overview of Poland

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Officially name: The Republic of Poland

Capital: Warsaw

Largest city: Warsaw

Official language: Polish

Government: Parliamentary republic

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Poland is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north.

Area

Total 312,685 km2 (69th)
Water (%) 3.07

Population

2010 estimate 38,192,000 (34th)
Density 120/km2 (83rd)
319.9/sq mi

Currency: Złoty (PLN)

Time zone

CET (UTC+1)
Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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Internet TLD: .pl

Calling code: 48