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    Language of Poland

    The Republic of Poland is a country belonging to Europe and the European Union, whose capital is Warsaw. It is the 35th most populous country in the world (38.5 million people) and the 69th largest (312,696 km 2). Its human development index is very high (36th) and its official currency is the Polish zloty. And what language is spoken in Poland? What language do they speak in Poland? The only official language in Poland is Polish, a Slavic language. However, according to the Act of January 6, 2005 on national and ethnic minorities and regional languages, 16 other languages ​​are…

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    Typical Polish food

    Geographic setting and environment Poland is in Eastern Europe. It is slightly smaller than New Mexico, and has lowlands, a narrow coastal area with rocky cliffs, and a southern region rich in minerals and fertile farmland. Poland fights against air and water pollution. In the late 1990s, Poland ranked twelfth in the world for industrial carbon dioxide emissions. Water pollution in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Poland is ten times higher than in the ocean as a whole. Environmental protection was a high priority for the government at the beginning of the 21st century. History and food The…

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    History of Poland

    Brief history of Poland summarized The history of Poland offers us a vision of what happened in the last millennium in the Polish region, from wars and multiple invasions to the communist era, including the Nazi invasion. Middle Ages The written history of Poland did not begin until the 10th century. At that time Poland was ruled by a dynasty called the Piasts. A Piast named Mieszko I reigned between 960 and 992. In 966 he became a Christian and his people followed in his footsteps. A king named Boleslaus the Crookedmouth (reigned 1102-1138) decided that, after his death, the…

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  • Traditions and customs of Poland

    What traditions and customs are there in Poland? Details of the customs and traditions of Poland. Gastronomy Food in daily life The mainstays of the Polish diet are meat, bread and potatoes. For many Poles, dinner is not a dinner without meat, mainly pork. The bread is consumed and treated with reverence. In the past, if a piece of bread fell to the ground, it was reverently picked up, kissed, and used to make the sign of a cross. Peasants trace a cross on the bottom of a loaf of bread with a knife before slicing it. Poles consume 136…

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    History of Krakow

    Brief history of Krakow summarized Clear, entertaining and simple vision of the history of Krakow, a wonderful Polish city. Old krakow Legend has it that Krakow was founded by a hero named Krak (or Krakus) who killed a dragon by feeding it animal skins filled with sulfur. Actually, Krakow was a prosperous settlement and a great center of commerce in the 10th century. Kraków was first mentioned in 965 by a Spanish merchant who described a flourishing city on important trade routes. By the year 1000, Kraków already had a bishop. Then in 1028 Kraków became the capital of Poland.…

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    History of Warsaw

    Brief history of Warsaw summarized The history of Warsaw allows us to delve into the dark past of the capital of Poland. Old Warsaw Warsaw developed later than other Polish cities. In the 10th century there was a small settlement on the Wisla river. However, it did not become a city until the 14th century. In 1413 Warsaw became the capital of the Duchy of Masovia. So in 1526 Masovia became an integral part of the Kingdom of Poland. The Warsaw Barbican was built in 1548. In 1569 Poland joined Lithuania and the Sejm (parliament) voted to meet in Warsaw.…

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