Total Population (million): 38.060823
Annual growth rate: -0.15%
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
Religion: Catholics 95%
Orthodox Christians 1.8%
Area: 312690 kmÂ²
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
To call from Poland, dial 00 To call in Poland, dial 48
Internet suffix: .pl
Telephone lines: 29.81
Internet users: 28.57
Access to electricity: n.c.