ABOUT POLAND

Poland is the 8th biggest country in Europe and has a population on approx. 38.5 million people.

Poland’s capital is Warsaw, other big cities are Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk.

The currency is the Polish Zloty (PLN) and the gross domestic product per capita is $27 715 (International Monetary Fund, 2016). With a continuous economic growth and highly educated workforce, the country is growing a strong position as one of the most intriguing places for investors.

Poland is a representative democracy. It was the first country in Europe and second in the world (4 years after USA) to have a constitution (1791). Poland became a member of the European Union in 2004 and its’ former prime minister, Donald Tusk, is currently the President of the European Council.

 


(Warsaw, city center)

 

Poland is also a beautiful place to visit. It is the 16th most visited country in the world by foreign tourists, as ranked by World Tourism Organization.

Tourists can enjoy activities such as skiing or mountain hiking (Tatra Mountains, Karkonosze), visit amazing beaches at the Baltic See coast or Masurian Lake District.

 


(Warsaw, the old town)