Facts about Poland

The Facts about Poland will make your Poland Tours very informative and easy. The country is rich in heritage and culture. You should not miss out the heritage attractions while traveling in Poland. It is situated in Central Europe and is bordered by Germany, Belarus, Lithuania, Slovakia, Ukraine, the Baltic Sea, Czech Republic and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad Oblast. The country is the 33rd most populous country in the world. Get all the Facts about Poland before spending your vacation in this fascinating country.

Poland covers an area of 312,679 square kilometers. It is the 7th largest country in Europe and 69th largest country in the world. One of the Facts about Poland is that it is a low-lying country. The highest point in the country is Mt Rysy in the Tatras which is 2499 meters high. The lowest point in the country is west of the village of Raczki Elblaskie which is 1.8 m below sea level. Poland’s has three main mountain ranges namely the Sudetan Mountains, the Carpathians and the Gory Swietokrzyskie (Holy Cross Mountains).
The longest rivers in Poland are the Vistula, Notec, Oder, Narew, San, Warta, Bug, Pilica, Wieprz and the Bobr. The country has 9,300 lakes and the largest lake is Lake Sniardwy while the deepest is Lake Hancza.

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