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Poland

  1. 1. POLAND
  2. 2. The flag of Poland
  3. 3. The emblem of Poland
  4. 4. General information: <ul><li>Official language: Polish </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City: Warsaw </li></ul><ul><li>The President: Bronisław Komorowski </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: Złoty (PLN) </li></ul><ul><li>Dominant religion: Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>The anthem: Mazurek Dąbrowskiego </li></ul>
  5. 5. Poland is divided into 16 regions that are called the voivodeships.
  6. 6. POLAND: <ul><li>is situated in Central Europe </li></ul><ul><li>is located by the Baltic Sea </li></ul><ul><li>in the south there are mountains – Karpaty and Sudety </li></ul><ul><li>lowlands dominate </li></ul><ul><li>borders with Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia </li></ul>
  7. 7. CLIMATE <ul><li>There are four seasons in Poland: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Summers are generally hot, winters are cold and freezing, it sometimes snows a lot. Autumns are rainy. The most beautiful season is spring. It is sunny and warm. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Spring
  9. 9. Summer
  10. 10. Autumn
  11. 11. Winter
  12. 12. The biggest cities in our country: Warsaw
  13. 13. Cracow
  14. 14. Wroclaw
  15. 15. Famous people JOHN PAUL II - The Pope
  16. 16. Fryderyk Chopin - pianist Mikołaj Kopernik - astronomer
  17. 17. Maria Skłodowska Curie - chemist Adam Mickiewicz - poet
  18. 18. <ul><li>Many sports are popular in Poland. Football (soccer) is the country's most popular one, with a rich history of international competition. Athletics, basketball, boxing, ski jumping, fencing, handball, ice hockey, swimming, volleyball, and weightlifting are other popular sports. </li></ul>Sports
  19. 20. UEFA European Football Championship in 2012 <ul><li>Poland and Ukraine are going to be a host of Europe Football Championship in 2012. We have got some modern stadions because of this huge enterprise in Poland. </li></ul>
  20. 21. Traditional Polish food is good  BIGOS – cabbage and meat PIEROGI – the most popular dumplings with meat or cheese
  21. 22. GOŁĄBKI – cabbage, rice and meat PĄCZKI – daughnuts, usually with marmolade
  22. 23. ROSÓŁ – brooth, chicken soup PORK CHOP – with potatoes

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