:: EUROPE - Poland

Capital: Warsaw

Total Population (million): 38.060823
Annual growth rate: -0.15%
Density: 118inhab./km²
Urban population: 62.1%
Ethnic Origins: 97.8% Poles ; 0.4% Germans ; 0.1% Belarusians ; 0.1% Ukrainians and 2.7% other nationalities.
Official Language: The official language is Polish.
Other languages spoken: Polish belongs to the family of West Slavic languages (with Czech and Slovakian).
The most spoken foreign languages are German and English, but it is useful to know a few words of Polish to travel across the country, especially outside large urban areas.
Business language: According to the type of company you contact, the geographical location and the sector of activity, it may be difficult to find someone who speaks English. Insufficient knowledge of English and German often makes it necessary to bring in an interpreter. However, the new generations speak English more and more frequently.
Religion: Catholics 95%
Orthodox Christians 1.8%
Others 3.2%.
Country overview

Area: 312690 km²
Type of State: Poland is a republic based on parliamentary democracy. Poland (official name: Polish Republic) is in the center of Europe and has gone through violent and turbulent times, particularly during the Second World War. But a new era has begun with Poland joining the European Union in May 2004.
Type of economy: Upper-middle-income economy, OECD member, Ex-Transition country, Emerging Financial Market

Telephone code:
To call from Poland, dial 00 To call in Poland, dial 48
Internet suffix: .pl
Computers: 19.1
Telephone lines: 29.81
Internet users: 28.57
Access to electricity: n.c.



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