Poland My country Hi! My name’s Caroline. Welcome to a tour around Poland . Poland is a country in Central Europe The emblem of Poland The flag of Poland Neighbours Bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north. Gdańsk Szczecin Poznań Łódź Warszawa Wrocław Kraków Wisła Surface of Poland The total area of Poland is 312, 679 square kilometres Population Poland has a population of over 38 million people. Cities in Poland that are worth seeing • • • • • • • • Warszawa, Kraków, Zamość, Częstochowa Lublin Poznań Wrocław, Gdańsk The highest national authorities - the Parliament, Government and President’s offices are located in Warsaw. Warsaw is Poland’s cultural and scientific center. Sejm and Senate Plenary Hall Column Hall Main Hall Here important decisions are taken on various affairs of the state. The Old Town Warsaw’s Old Town’s so beautiful… The Royal Castle was built at the break of the thirteenth and fourteenth century as a medieval residence. Later it was rebuilt. Casimir the Great He was the son of King Wladimir I the Elbowhigh and Hedwig of Kalisz. Casimir the Great He’s the last king of the Piast dynasty. Casimir reigned in 1333–1370. Casimir the Great One of the kings, who made the greatest change in Poland. He built about 50 castles . He made Poland externally strong. I hope you liked the capital. I encourage you to visit my country.