Not sure about Poland and where the country is?
Read 10 quick facts about Poland.
1. Contrary to popular belief, Poland in not actually in Eastern Europe, but is geographically in the centre of Europe and shares her boarders with 7 countries, the Czech Republic, Germany, Belarus, Lithuania, Slovakia, Ukraine, and Russia (Kaliningrad)
2. Poland, officially called the Republic of Poland, is the 9th largest country in Europe and has a population of around 38 million.
3. The unit of currency in Poland is the Zloty, (PLN) there has been talk of taking the euro currency but nothing is concrete at the moment.
4. Poland joined NATO in 1999 and became a member of the European Union in 2004.
5. Lech Wałęsa and the late John Paul II are arguable Poland’s most influential and recognisable figures.
7. Poland has some 441 km of wonderful beaches running along the North of the Country with the Baltic sea.
8. In Poland, a person’s name day (imieniny) is considered their most important calendar day, more important than their birthday. The most popular name day is St Barbara’s day (Barbórka) on the 4th December, and the most popular party name day is St Andrew’s day (Andrzejki) on the 30st November.
9. The Polish national flag is split red and white, and the country’s national symbol is a white Eagle wearing a crown.
10. Poland is famous for their many different brands of Polish Vodka… If you’re interested in trying some, why not let us organise a Polish Vodka tasting sessions for you.
For more information about Poland, visiting or finding things to do here, please feel free to contact the main office.