Capital city: Warsaw
Population: 38 million.
Area: 312 685 km2
THE BALTIC SEA- Hel Peninsula
Tourist and seaside resort, the resort of fishing.
Seaport Helium has the fishing harbor, marine and
passenger shipping. Municipality is surrounded by
the Baltic Sea, howeverfrom the north-west to a
length of about 0.9 km adjacent to the city Jastarnia
MAZURY – lake district
One of the most beautiful places in Poland. The network of
lakes joined each other with numerous channels. It is a
paradise for sailors and boaters. The biggest lakes are Mamry
( 104 km²) and Ś niadrwy ( 113,8 km²).
The Carpathians – Tatra
Tatra Mountains are a mountain range lying in Central Europe
called the Carpathians. It is the highest mountain range, with
the highest peak Rysy (2499m above sea level)
Bieszczady are located on the south-eastern Poland.The
Bieszczady mountains are well-preserved heaven for animals.
Among others one may come across bisons, deer, bears,
wolves, lynxes, wildcats, and since 2007 the polish horses.
Bialowieza National Park
Bialowieza National Park - the polish national park located in the
north-eastern part of Poland, in Podlaskie district. Bialowieza
forest is a natural habitat for over 12 000 species of animals.
The Old Town in Warsaw (rebuilt after total destruction
of the city in World War II)
The Palace of Culture and
One of the tallest buildings in Poland with 44 floors. The tower
was built as a "gift of the Soviet peoples for the Polish people."
The idea of the project was by Joseph Stalin.
Warsaw Mermaid – the mermaid
crest emblem and the symbol of
Presidental Palce in
Presidential Palace in Warsaw is a historic palace in the city
Warsaw residence of the
center of Warsaw . Since 1994, the official
President of the Polish Republic. The Presidential Palace is the
largest palace in Warsaw. Its present appearance obtained in the
early nineteenth century.
The Royal Baths
Royal Baths Park in
Warsaw - the palace and
park in Warsaw founded in
the eighteenth century by
King Stanislaw August
It is the placeof numerous
events, as well as a favorite
place for walks.
Wilanów Palace - the royal palace ,a pearl of baroque in this
area built between 1681-1696 for King Jan III Sobieski and
Kraków Cloth Hall
It was once a major centre
of international trade.
Traveling merchants met
there to discuss business
and to barter. During its
golden age in the 15th
century, the hall was the
source of a variety of
exotic imports from the
east – spices, silk, leather
and wax – while Kraków
itself exported textiles,
lead and salt from the
Wieliczka Salt Mine .
Krakow hill on the platform in the Old Town, on the left bank
of the Vistula river. On the hill there are two ancient groups of
Wawel Royal Castle
Cathedral Basilica of St.. St. Stanislaw
In 1978, Wawel Castle and the Old Town was inscribed
on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
The Wawel Dragon
The Wawel Dragon, also known
as the Dragon of Wawel Hill, is a
famous dragon in Polish folklore.
In some stories the dragon lived
before the founding of the city,
when the area was inhabited by
The dragon's cave below the castle
is now a popular tourist stop.
St. Mary's Church
The church belongs to the most
famous sights of Krakow and
Poliand. It is a Gothic church,
built in the 14th and 15th
centuries. It is located at the
northeast corner of the main
square opposite the Kraków Cloth
Wieliczka Salt Mine
mine visited by
over 1 million
tourists a year .
One of the most beautiful cities in Poland with an
amazing Old Town
Gothic and Renaissance architecture
Oneof the largest Gothic churches in the whole
of Silesia - church St . Elizabeth.
The Market is adjacent to the Salt Square
The Polish city on the Ba ltic coast with a population near 456
The city lies on the southern edge of Gdansk Bay in a
conurbation w ith the city of Gdynia,Sopot and suburban
communities, which together form a metropolitan area called
The city was close to the former late medieval boundary
between West Slavic and Germanic seized lands.
Gdansk is considered the symbolic place of the outbreak of
World War II and the beginning of the fall of communism in
Central Europe. In the city there are numerous historical
buildings and cultural institutions.
Populaion: 552 000
Established 8th century Town rights 1253
Poznan is regarded as the cradle of the birth of the Polish
state. In the past, it served as the capital and seat of the
rulers. An interesting fact is that Poznan is the only Polish city
which name is mentioned in the Polish anthem.