Europe

Poland profile - Facts

  • 12 March 2015
  • From the section Europe
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Image caption Poland can trace its roots back over 1,000 years
  • Full name: Republic of Poland
  • Population: 38.3 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Warsaw
  • Area: 312,685 sq km (120,728 sq miles)
  • Major language: Polish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 zloty = 100 groszy
  • Main exports: Machinery and transport equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals
  • GNI per capita: US $13,240 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .pl
  • International dialling code: +48