Some facts about Poland!

Poland is a picturesque country. You will find here sea, lakes and even mountains.

Poland is a member of the European Union.

Poland has 38 million citizens.

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total area in km²

Poland is in the UTC+01:00 Central European Time

Language

People in Poland speak Polish, but most of us also know English, so you can easily communicate with others.

Prices

Prices in Poland are lower than in other European countries.

USD 1 is PLN 4.05

EUR 1 is PLN 4.50

Examples of prices in Poland: Prices in EUR Prices in PLN
Dormitory 93-169 400-700
Flatshare 200  885
Public transport (3-month ticket) 32 140
Cinema ticket 6 24
Theatre ticket 5-25 20-100
Pool access 2-6 10-25
Ice rink access 3 15
Dinner 5-10 20-45
Beer 2,5-3,5 10-20

You may have heard of:

Maria Skłodowska-Curie

She won the Nobel Prize twice, first in Physics, for research she has done on radioactivity, and then in Chemistry, for the discovery of polonium and radium.

Fryderyk Chopin

Polish composer and pianist.

Lech Wałęsa

Polish statesman and Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 1983.

John Paul II

Pope from 1978 until 2005.

Robert Lewandowski

Polish footballer playing for FC Bayern Munich.