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Flag Description
two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red; colors derive from the Polish emblem - a white eagle on a red field

note: similar to the flags of Indonesia and Monaco which are red (top) and white

Independence / Republic Days
Christianisation[c] April 14, 966
- First Republic July 1, 1569
- Second Republic November 11, 1918
- People's Republic December 31, 1944
- Third Republic of Poland January 30, 1990


Calling code

Zloty (PLN)

Geographic Coordinates
52°13'N 21°02'E

Official language

Central Europe, east of Germany

Geographic coordinates
52 00 N, 20 00 E

Map references

total: 312,685 sq km
country comparison to the world: 70
land: 304,255 sq km
water: 8,430 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly smaller than New Mexico

440 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
exclusive economic zone: defined by international treaties

Elevation extremes
lowest point: near Raczki Elblaskie -2 m
highest point: Rysy 2,499 m

noun: Pole(s)
adjective: Polish

Polish (official) 96.2%, Polish and non-Polish 2%, non-Polish 0.5%, unspecified 1.3%
note: Kashub is recognized as a regional language under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (2011 est.)

National symbol(s)
white eagle

National anthem
name: "Mazurek Dabrowskiego" (Dabrowski's Mazurka)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Jozef WYBICKI/traditional
note: adopted 1927; the anthem, commonly known as "Jeszcze Polska nie zginela" (Poland Has Not Yet Perished), was written in 1797; the lyrics resonate strongly with Poles because they reflect the numerous occasions in which the nation's lands have been occupied

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