Poland is a country in Central Europe. Its areais322,525 km2. The capital of our country is Warsaw, and the presidentisBronisław Komorowski.Populationof Poland is 38 millionpeople. Polishnational anthem is Mazurek Dąbrowskiego. The official language is Polish. Currencyisthe Polish zloty. <br />
Poland joined the European Union on 1 May 2004. It also belongs to NATO and the UN. Poland is divided into 16 voivodeships. The city wherewe live is RudaŚląska. It issituatedin southern Poland. <br />Ruda Śląska<br />
Polish Nature<br />Thehighestpeak areRysy (2499 m abovesealevel). The longest river is the Vistula River (Wisła).<br />
Polish food <br />TypicalPolishdishes are stew, pork chops, pierogi and stuffed cabbage.<br />Ourcuisineis famous for its excellent bread and delicious sausages. Basic ingredients used in Polish cuisine are sauerkraut, beetroot, pickles, cream, kohlrabi and fungi.A special dessert is Faworki.There are other popular pastries, including poppy-seed cake, cheesecake, gingerbread cookies or doughnuts. Most popular drinksaretea and coffee. <br />
Famous Polish<br />Mostfamous Polesare the followingpeople:<br />Fryderyk Chopin <br />Maria Skłodowska-Curie <br />Jan Paweł II<br />Lech Wałęsa<br />
SeeyouinPoland !<br />By Magdalena Wachta and Katarzyna Tercha-Natkaniec <br />
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