National Symbols of Poland

Poland is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Russia, . The capital of Poland is Warsaw.

The official language is Polish and the Polish złoty is the currency of the Poland. The domain is .pl and the country code is +48.

National day is celebrated on 11 Nov 1918. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Poland is no exception.

In Poland, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Polish people. Vodka is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Poland. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Adam Mickiewicz, Juliusz Słowacki, Zygmunt Krasiński, Jan Kochanowski, Cyprian Norwid represent a national Polish symbol.

The country was founded by Duke Mieszko I. The current president of Poland is Andrzej Duda and Mateusz Morawiecki is the Prime Minister.

In Poland the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Polish national anthem was written by Józef Wybicki and composed by N/A.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Poland
Alternative name(s) Rzeczpospolita Polska (official, Polish)
Regional location Central Europe, east of Germany
Country name etymology "Land of Polans", the territory of the tribe of Polans (Polanie). When the Polans formed a united Poland in the 10th century, this name also came into use for the whole Polish country.
Climate Temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation; mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers
Terrain Mostly flat plain; mountains along southern border
Population 37,846,611
National Day 11 Nov 1918
Language(s) Polish
Religion Christianity Catholicism, Other Christian
Country code +48
Literacy rate 98.7%
Currency Polish złoty
Capital city Warsaw
ISO POL
Domain(TLD) .pl
Ethnicity Polish
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Polish
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 312,696 km2 (120,733 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (CET)
Average elevation 173 m (568 ft)
Coastline 440 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Poland

Flag map of Poland

Motto of Poland

No official motto

National animal of Poland

The National animal of Poland is White-tailed eagle

National Animal of Poland - White-tailed eagle

National flower of Poland

The National flower of Poland is Corn Poppy. Botanical name is Papaver rhoeas.

National flower of Poland - Corn Poppy

National bird of Poland

The National bird of Poland is White-tailed eagle

National bird of Poland - White-tailed eagle

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Neighbouring countries of Poland

Polish Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

What reaches the mother’s heart will only reach the father’s knees.

When the master has a cold the servants sneeze.

One hand washes the other.

You can’t heal stubbornness.

It is easier to watch over one hundred fleas than one young girl.

A rich man even has the devil to lull his children.

The good won’t be spoiled in an inn, so the bad won’t be mended in a church

When a girl is born it is like having six thieves invade the house.

You are free, Tom, in your own home.

Water teaches us to weep, wine teaches us to sing.

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