POLAND POLO Ñ A POLSKA
THE CAPITAL CITY OF POLAND: <ul><li>  WARSAW </li></ul><ul><li>  VARSOVIA </li></ul><ul><li>  WARSZAWA </li></ul>
THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND
THE MEANING OF COLOURS ON THE FLAG: <ul><li>WHITE:  PURITY, MORALITY AND GOODNESS </li></ul><ul><li>RED: *   BRAVERY, HERO...
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: PARLIMENTARY DEMOCRACY <ul><li>NAME OF THE PRESIDENT:  </li></ul><ul><li>BRONISŁAW  </li></ul><ul><li>...
HOW BIG IS POLAND? <ul><li>- IT HAS  322 575  sqkm </li></ul><ul><li>- IT IS THE  69 TH  BIGGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD* </l...
 
WHERE IS POLAND? <ul><li>IT’S IN CENTRAL </li></ul><ul><li>EUROPE  </li></ul><ul><li>AT THE BALTIC SEA </li></ul>
POLAND’S NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES: <ul><li>GERMANY </li></ul><ul><li>CZECH REPUBLIC </li></ul><ul><li>SLOVAKIA </li></ul><ul...
POLAND IS DIVIDED INTO 16 REGIONS CALLED VOIVODSHIPS*: *EACH VIOVODSHIP HAS ITS OWN COAT OF ARMS
TRADITIONAL POLISH FOOD: PIEROGI DUMPLINGS ROSÓŁ CHICKEN SOUP
BARSZCZ Z USZKAMI BEETROOT SOUP WITH  MUSHROOM DUMPLINGS BIGOS CABBAGE AND MEAT STEW
TRADITIONAL POLISH FESTIVALS
21ST MARCH  FIRST DAY OF SPRING DROWNING OF ‘MARZANNA’ – A DOLL MADE OF STRAW WHICH IS A SYMBOL OF WINTER EASTER TIME EAST...
1ST MAY – DAY OF LABOUR PEOPLE WITH POLISH FLAGS DURING CELEBRATIONS 3RD MAY –  DAY OF CONSTITUTION OFFICIAL MASS WITH  PA...
1ST NOVEMBER ALL SAINTS DAY PEOPLE LIGHT CANDLES  ON GRAVES AND PRAY TOGETHER ON CEMENTARIES 30TH NOVEMBER ST. ANDREW’S DA...
4TH DECEMBER ST. BARBARA DAY  – TRADITIONAL DAY OF COAL MINERS ORCHESTRA OF COAL MINERS IN TRADITIONAL CLOTHES
6TH DECEMBER SANTA CLAUS DAY 24TH DECEMBER CHRISTMAS EVE WIGILIA TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS EVE  SUPPER CONSISTING OF  12 DISHES
FAMOUS CITIES OF POLAND
WARSZAWA <ul><li>FACTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Situated on both sides of main Polish river Wisła (  Vistula ) </li></ul><ul><li...
PALACE OF CULTURE AND SCIENCE METRO STATION
GOVERNMENT HEADQUARTERS PALACE ON WATER
WROCŁAW <ul><li>FACTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Selected European Capital of Culture 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>Situated on both side...
OLD CITY VIEW MAIN SQUARE
CENTENNIAL HALL WHERE CONCERTS AND SPORT EVENTS TAKE PLACE PANORAMA ON  THE CITY CENTRE
KATOWICE <ul><li>Capital city of Silesia region (  Śląsk) - industrial region of Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Has got many coa...
SPODEK OLD MINING DISTRICT AND A COAL MINE
VIEW ON THE CITY CENTRE
KRAKÓW <ul><li>Historical capital city of Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Academic and artistic centre </li></ul><ul><li>Accordin...
VIEW ON THE CASTLE  CALLED WAWEL STATUE OF CRACOVIAN DRAGON BREATHING FIRE FLORIAN’S  GATE
MAIN SQUARE OLD MARKET PLACE WHERE PEOPLE SOLD CLOTHES  CALLED SUKIENNICE (FROM POLISH WORD  MEANING A SKIRT)
GDAŃSK <ul><li>Situated at the seaside </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth biggest Polish city </li></ul><ul><li>Known for the uprisi...
NEPTUN’S FOUNTAIN DUTCH-STYLE BUILDINGS
HARBOUR SAND SCULPTURE
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Poland

  1. 1. POLAND POLO Ñ A POLSKA
  2. 2. THE CAPITAL CITY OF POLAND: <ul><li> WARSAW </li></ul><ul><li> VARSOVIA </li></ul><ul><li> WARSZAWA </li></ul>
  3. 3. THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND
  4. 4. THE MEANING OF COLOURS ON THE FLAG: <ul><li>WHITE: PURITY, MORALITY AND GOODNESS </li></ul><ul><li>RED: * BRAVERY, HEROISM </li></ul><ul><li>* THE MEAINING WAS ADDED AFTER MANY WARS POLAND HAS FOUGHT. THE ORIGINAL ANCIENT MEANING OF RED WAS NOBILITY AND DIGNITY (RED PAINT USED TO BE VERY EXPENSIVE AND USED ONLY BY RICH PEOPLE) </li></ul>
  5. 5. FORM OF GOVERNMENT: PARLIMENTARY DEMOCRACY <ul><li>NAME OF THE PRESIDENT: </li></ul><ul><li>BRONISŁAW </li></ul><ul><li>KOMOROWSKI </li></ul><ul><li>/ BRONISWAV </li></ul><ul><li> KOMOROVSKI/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. HOW BIG IS POLAND? <ul><li>- IT HAS 322 575 sqkm </li></ul><ul><li>- IT IS THE 69 TH BIGGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD* </li></ul><ul><li>*SPAIN IS THE 52 TH BIGGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD </li></ul>
  7. 8. WHERE IS POLAND? <ul><li>IT’S IN CENTRAL </li></ul><ul><li>EUROPE </li></ul><ul><li>AT THE BALTIC SEA </li></ul>
  8. 9. POLAND’S NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES: <ul><li>GERMANY </li></ul><ul><li>CZECH REPUBLIC </li></ul><ul><li>SLOVAKIA </li></ul><ul><li>UKRAINE </li></ul><ul><li>BELARUS </li></ul><ul><li>LITHUANIA </li></ul>
  9. 10. POLAND IS DIVIDED INTO 16 REGIONS CALLED VOIVODSHIPS*: *EACH VIOVODSHIP HAS ITS OWN COAT OF ARMS
  10. 11. TRADITIONAL POLISH FOOD: PIEROGI DUMPLINGS ROSÓŁ CHICKEN SOUP
  11. 12. BARSZCZ Z USZKAMI BEETROOT SOUP WITH MUSHROOM DUMPLINGS BIGOS CABBAGE AND MEAT STEW
  12. 13. TRADITIONAL POLISH FESTIVALS
  13. 14. 21ST MARCH FIRST DAY OF SPRING DROWNING OF ‘MARZANNA’ – A DOLL MADE OF STRAW WHICH IS A SYMBOL OF WINTER EASTER TIME EASTER MONDAY – ŚMIGUS DYNGUS WHEN BOYS POUR WATER ON GIRLS
  14. 15. 1ST MAY – DAY OF LABOUR PEOPLE WITH POLISH FLAGS DURING CELEBRATIONS 3RD MAY – DAY OF CONSTITUTION OFFICIAL MASS WITH PARTICIPATION OF POLISH ARMY
  15. 16. 1ST NOVEMBER ALL SAINTS DAY PEOPLE LIGHT CANDLES ON GRAVES AND PRAY TOGETHER ON CEMENTARIES 30TH NOVEMBER ST. ANDREW’S DAY ANDRZEJKI PEOPLE POUR WAX THROUGH KEY HOLES AND PREDICT FUTURE FROM WAX FIGURES
  16. 17. 4TH DECEMBER ST. BARBARA DAY – TRADITIONAL DAY OF COAL MINERS ORCHESTRA OF COAL MINERS IN TRADITIONAL CLOTHES
  17. 18. 6TH DECEMBER SANTA CLAUS DAY 24TH DECEMBER CHRISTMAS EVE WIGILIA TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS EVE SUPPER CONSISTING OF 12 DISHES
  18. 19. FAMOUS CITIES OF POLAND
  19. 20. WARSZAWA <ul><li>FACTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Situated on both sides of main Polish river Wisła ( Vistula ) </li></ul><ul><li>Polish government headquraters </li></ul><ul><li>Completely destroyed during World War II and rebuilt after the war </li></ul>
  20. 21. PALACE OF CULTURE AND SCIENCE METRO STATION
  21. 22. GOVERNMENT HEADQUARTERS PALACE ON WATER
  22. 23. WROCŁAW <ul><li>FACTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Selected European Capital of Culture 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>Situated on both sides of the second biggest Polish river: Odra </li></ul><ul><li>One of the biggest and oldest cities in Poland </li></ul>
  23. 24. OLD CITY VIEW MAIN SQUARE
  24. 25. CENTENNIAL HALL WHERE CONCERTS AND SPORT EVENTS TAKE PLACE PANORAMA ON THE CITY CENTRE
  25. 26. KATOWICE <ul><li>Capital city of Silesia region ( Śląsk) - industrial region of Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Has got many coal mines </li></ul><ul><li>Famous for its sport hall called Spodek ( saucer) which looks like a UFO </li></ul>
  26. 27. SPODEK OLD MINING DISTRICT AND A COAL MINE
  27. 28. VIEW ON THE CITY CENTRE
  28. 29. KRAKÓW <ul><li>Historical capital city of Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Academic and artistic centre </li></ul><ul><li>According to a legend it used to have a dragon </li></ul><ul><li>Like Warszwa, Kraków lays on Wisła river </li></ul>
  29. 30. VIEW ON THE CASTLE CALLED WAWEL STATUE OF CRACOVIAN DRAGON BREATHING FIRE FLORIAN’S GATE
  30. 31. MAIN SQUARE OLD MARKET PLACE WHERE PEOPLE SOLD CLOTHES CALLED SUKIENNICE (FROM POLISH WORD MEANING A SKIRT)
  31. 32. GDAŃSK <ul><li>Situated at the seaside </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth biggest Polish city </li></ul><ul><li>Known for the uprising of Polish workers during Communism in Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Famous for annual summer Sand Festival when artists make sand sculptures on the beach </li></ul>
  32. 33. NEPTUN’S FOUNTAIN DUTCH-STYLE BUILDINGS
  33. 34. HARBOUR SAND SCULPTURE
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