Cities in POLAND- presentation made by Polish students

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Cities in POLAND- presentation made by Polish students

  1. 1. Warsaw is the capital and the largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly 260 kilometres from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometres from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population is estimated at 2 million residents within a greater metropolitan area of 2.666 million residents, making Warsaw the 9th most populous city proper in the European Union.The area of the city covers 516.9 square kilometres while the city's agglomeration covers 6,100.43 square kilometres
  2. 2. The Royal Castle in Warsaw is a castle residency and was the official residence of the Polish monarchs.
  3. 3. The Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, is the elegant classicist latest version of a building that has stood on the Krakowskie Przedmieście site since 1643.
  4. 4. Wroclaw known also by several alternative names, situated on the River Oder in Lower Silesia, is the largest city in western Poland. Wrocław is the historical capital of Silesia, and today is the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship. At various times it has been part of the Kingdom of Poland, Bohemia, the Austrian Empire, Prussia, and Germany; it has been again part of Poland since 1945, as a result of border changes after World War II. Its population in 2011 was 631,235, making it the fourth largest city in Poland.
  5. 5. The Town Hall It has a long history reflecting the developments that have taken place in the city over the period since its initial construction.
  6. 6. The Centennial Hall is a historic building in Wrocław, Poland. It was constructed according to the plans of architect Max Berg in 1911–1913, when the city was part of the German Empire.
  7. 7. Wroclaw Multimedia Fountain is a multimedia musical fountain and ornamental pond in Wrocław, of western Poland.
  8. 8. The Raclawice Panorama is a monumental cycloramic painting depicting the Battle of Racławice, during the Kościuszko Uprising. It is currently located in Wrocław, Poland.
  9. 9. Cracow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River in the Lesser Poland region, the city dates back to the 7th century. Kraków has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland's most important economic hubs.
  10. 10. St. Mary's Church is a Brick Gothic church re- built in the 14th century adjacent to the Main Market Square in Kraków,Poland.
  11. 11. A cloth hall or linen hall is a historic building located in the centre of the main marketplace of a European town.
  12. 12. Wawelski is a famous dragon in Polish folklore. His lair was in a cave at the foot of Wawel Hill on the bank of the Vistula River.
  13. 13. Gdansk is a Polish city on the Baltic coast, the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland's principal seaport and the center of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area. The city lies on the southern edge of Gdańsk Bay in a conurbation with the city of Gdynia, spa town of Sopot, and suburban communities, which together form a metropolitan area called the Trójmiasto with a population near 740,000. Gdańsk itself has a population of 455,830 ,making it the largest city in the Pomerania region of Northern Poland.
  14. 14. Gdańsk Shipyard is a large Polish shipyard, located in the city of Gdańsk. The yard gained international fame when Solidarity was founded there in September 1980. It is situated on the left side of Martwa Wisła and on Ostrów Island.
  15. 15. The Artus Court is a building in the centre of Gdańsk, at Długi Targ 44, which used to be the meeting place of merchants and a centre of social life. Today it is a point of interest of numerous visitors and a branch of the Gdańsk History Museum.

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