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Poland

  1. 1. POLAND
  2. 2. Poland is a country in Central Europe.
  3. 3. Poland, officialy the Rebublic of Poland was established in 966 when the ruler Mieszko I accepted Christianity.
  4. 4. FACTFILE GOVERMENT: AREA: Parliamentary republic312,685 sq. km(120,728 sq. mi) Currency: złoty (PLN) POPULATION:38 544 mln CAPITAL:Warsaw
  5. 5. Famous people
  6. 6. Polish PopeJohn Paul II – blessed pope, died in 2005.After his death all Poles felt mourning.
  7. 7. Polish PresidentLech Wałęsa - a Polish politician, trade-unionorganizer, and human-rights activist. A charismaticleader, he co-founded Solidarity and the Soviet blocsfirst independent trade union, won the Nobel PeacePrize in 1983, and served as President of Polandbetween 1990 and 1995
  8. 8. Polish scientistMarie Skłodowska-Curie - was a Polishphysicist and chemist, working mainly in France. Shewas the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. Herachievements included a theory of radioactivity and thediscovery of two elements, polonium and radium.
  9. 9. ChopinThe greatest Polish composer, well –known around the whole world.
  10. 10. Polish sportsmenAdam Małysz - is a former ski jumper, one of themost successful in the history of the sport. The mostimportant of his successes are 4 individual OlympicGames medals, 4 individual World Championships goldmedals (all-time record), 4 individual World Cup titles(all-time record), 39 individual competition wins and 92podiums in total.
  11. 11. Robert KubicaHe`s a Polish racing driver. He became the first Polishdriver to compete in Formula One. Between 2006 and2009 he drove for the BMW Sauber F1 team, promotedfrom test driver to race driver during 2006.
  12. 12. Polish models: KasiaStruss, Anja Rubik, Magda Frąckowiak
  13. 13. Polish lanscapes
  14. 14. Baltic Sea
  15. 15. Tatra Mountains
  16. 16. Mazury - lakes
  17. 17. Puszcza Białowieska
  18. 18. Bieszczady Mountains
  19. 19. Salt Caves
  20. 20. The most beautiful cities
  21. 21. Warszawa (Warsaw)The capital of Poland and its largest city
  22. 22. Kraków (Cracow)Formerly the capital of Poland and nowthe cultural and intellectual centre
  23. 23. WrocławThe fourth largest city in Poland
  24. 24. ToruńBirthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus
  25. 25. FOOD
  26. 26. Polish breakfastWe usually eat milk with cornflakes orsandwiches with butter, cheese or ham,somentimes eggs and sausaes. We drink tea orcoffee.
  27. 27. DinnerPierogi – filled with cheese and potatoes; cheese;meat; mushrooms and cabbage;Strawberry.Chicken soup – with pasta or rice
  28. 28. Gołąbki - cooked minced meat and rice wrapped incabbage leavesŻurek - sour soup with sausages and boiled eggs
  29. 29. Bigos – cooked meat and cabbage with mushroomsand plumsFlaki – this soup is tasty but it`s ingredients are…rather disgusting
  30. 30. Pork chop served with potatoes or fries and salad.Meat patty usually served with fried beets andpotatoes.
  31. 31. Polish brands Vodka: Sweets:Oscypek:
  32. 32. VISIT POLAND AND ENJOYBEAUTY OF THIS COUNTRY.

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