May 28, 2022
Poland (Polish Polska [ˈpɔlska] listen), the official name is the Republic of Poland (Polish Rzeczpospolita Polska [ʐɛt͡ʂpɔˈspɔlita ˈpɔlska]) is a state in Central Europe. The population at the end of 2021 is 37,881,262 people, the territory is 312,679 km². It ranks 37th in the world in terms of population and 69th in terms of territory. The capital is Warsaw. The official language is Polish. Unitary state, presidential-parliamentary republic. President - Andrzej Duda. Prime Minister - Mateusz Morawiecki. It is subdivided into 16 provinces. Located in the center of Europe. It is washed in the north by the Baltic Sea. It has a land border with Russia (Kaliningrad region), Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Germany. Most of the believers (about 87% of the population) profess Catholicism, which makes Poland the country with the largest Catholic population in Central Europe. Industrialized country with a developed economy. The volume of GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita is $37,786 per year (2021). In 2021, Poland's GDP at PPP amounted to $ 1,430 billion. The monetary unit is the Polish zloty (the average rate for 2016 is 3.8 zloty per 1 US dollar).