Poland – country’s overview

  

Official name

Republic of Poland /Rzeczpospolita Polska

Population

over 38 million

Official language

Polish

Capital

Warsaw

Administrative division

16 provinces (voivodeships)

Largest cities

Warsaw, Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, Szczecin, Bydgoszcz  

Political system

Parliamentary Republic

Currency

1 zloty = 100 groszy (current exchange rates available at: www.nbp.pl)

Government

President, Prime Minister

Legislature

National Assembly (Lower house - Sejm and Upper house - Senat)

Gross Domestic Product per capita (GDP)

21,118 USD

Life expectancy

72 years (men), 81 years (women)

Main exports

machinery and transport equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals.

Time zone      

CET (UTC+1)

The average daytime summer/winter temperature

22 °C (71.6 °F) / 6 °C (42.8 °F)

Climate

temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent snow and rain; mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers

 

 

 

 

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