A nation with a proud cultural heritage, Poland can trace its roots back over 1,000 years. Positioned at the centre of Europe, bordered by Germany in west, the Czech Republic in south west, Slovakia in south, Ukraine in south east, Belarus in east and Lithuania and Russia in north east. The country shares maritime borders with Denmark and Sweden.
Poland covers an area of 312,685 km², making it slightly larger than Italy or slightly smaller than the US state of New Mexico.Poland has a population of 38.5 million official language is Polish. Largest city and capital is Warsaw.