A virtual guide to Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, a country in central Europe with a coastline on the Baltic Sea in north.
Poland is bordered by Germany in west, the Czech Republic in south west, Slovakia in south, Ukraine in south east, Belarus in east and Lithuania and Russia in north east. The country shares maritime borders with Denmark and Sweden.
Poland covers an area of 312,685 km², making it slightly larger than Italy or slightly smaller than the US state of New Mexico.
Poland has a population of 38.5 million (in 2015); official language is Polish. Largest city and capital is Warsaw.