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					Capital

(and largest city)              Warsaw

52°13′ N 21°02′ E

Official language(s)            Polish

Regional language(s)            Kashubian

Ethnic groups (2011)            91.56% Polish

0.94% Silesian

0.04% Kashubian

0.07% German

0.07% Ukrainian

0.08% Belarusian

7.24% Other

Demonym          Pole/Polish

Government Parliamentary republic

-                President      Bronisław Komorowski

-                Prime Minister                 Donald Tusk

Legislature      National Assembly

-                Upper house Senate

-                Lower house Sejm

Formation

-                Christianisation[c]            April 14, 966

-                Kingdom of Poland              April 18, 1025

-                Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth                  July 1, 1569

-                Partition of Poland            October 24, 1795

-                Duchy of Warsaw                July 22, 1807

-                Congress Poland                June 9, 1815

-                Reconstitution of Poland       November 11, 1918
-             Invasion of Poland, World War II                September 1, 1939

-             Communist Poland                April 8, 1945

-             Republic of Poland              September 13, 1989 –

Area

-             Total           312,685 km2 [d](69th)

120,696.41 sq mi

-             Water (%)       3.07

Population

-             2010 estimate 38,186,860[2] (34th)

-             2011 census 38,501,000

-             Density         120/km2 (83rd)

319.9/sq mi

GDP (PPP)     2011 estimate

-             Total           $771.658 billion[3]

-             Per capita      $20,334[3]

GDP (nominal)                 2011 estimate

-             Total           $513.821 billion[3]

-             Per capita      $13,540[3]

Gini (2002)   34.5 (low)

HDI (2011)      0.813[4] (very high) (39th)

Currency      Złoty (PLN)

Time zone     CET (UTC+1)

-             Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Drives on the right

ISO 3166 code PL

Internet TLD .pl

Calling code 48

				
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