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Poland

Poland
  • Capital

    Capital

    Warsaw

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:38

  • Population

    Population

    38.5 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +48

  • Currency

    Currency

    zł PLN (złoty)

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Poland

Poland
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Warsaw

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:38

  • Population

    Population

    38.5 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +48

  • Currency

    Currency

    zł PLN (złoty)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 1 356

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.42 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    600mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    312 685 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    30%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    31%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    47%

  • Railways

    Railways

    18510km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    5.46 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Polish - 96 %
    German
    Belorussian

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 90 %
    Eastern Orthodox - 1 %
    Protestant and other

  • Languages

    Languages

    Polish
    other and unspecified

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    172 700

  • Murders

    Murders

    1 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    11.5 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    32.4%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    6.2%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    19 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    machine building, iron and steel, coal mining, chemicals, shipbuilding, food processing, glass, beverages, textiles

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    potatoes, fruits, vegetables, wheat, poultry, eggs, pork, dairy

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, sulfur, copper, natural gas, silver, lead, salt, amber, arable land

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    28%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, sulfur, copper, natural gas, silver, lead, salt, amber, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    11%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    285 740kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    27 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    69

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What not to do when visiting Poland

1/13
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Business & Communication

Don't forget to shake hands and maintain direct eye contact when greeting. With friends, a simple hello or nod of acknowledgement will suffice, but light kissing in one or both cheeks is common.

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2/13
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Street & Behavioral

Don't buy imported vodka. You are in the country of where the spirit was invented. Go with Polish originals (the list is so long).

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3/13
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Business & Communication

Don’t photograph military or national security buildings.

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4/13
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Business & Communication

Don’t take the verbal confrontations personally - Polish people tend to be direct in communication. Humour plays a big role and sarcasm is generally used and understood.

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5/13
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Business & Communication

Don't break the eye contact when proposing a toast. Some say if you look away, you're doomed to many years of bad sex.

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6/13
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Business & Communication

Don't forget, saying "Thank you" to a service persons means 'Keep the change'.

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7/13
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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8/13
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Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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9/13
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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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10/13
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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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11/13
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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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12/13
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Social Events

Don't be surprised the city shuts down on August 1 at 5pm - for commemorates the date in 1944 when Warsaw Uprising began.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't be surprised with cars parking on the sidewalk - it's very common.

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