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Presentation of Poland : Geography

Country's official name :
Poland
Capital:
Warsaw
Population of main metropolitan areas:
Warsaw (1,790,700) ; Krakow (779,200) ; Lodz (680,000) ; Wroclaw (642,900) ; Poznan (534,900) ; Gdansk (471,000) ; Szczecin (402,000) ; Bydgoszcz (348,200) ; Lublin (339,800)
Area:
312,690 km²
Type of Climate :
The climate is half continental and half oceanic. Average annual rainfall is 600 mm. Average temperatures in January are 5°C and in June 24°C.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
Summer time from March to October
Official Language:
Polish
Other Languages Spoken:
Polish belongs to the family of West Slavic languages (with Czech and Slovakian).
The most spoken foreign languages are German and English, but it is useful to know a few words of Polish to travel around the country, especially outside large urban areas.
Business Language(s):
Depending on the type of company you contact, the geographical location and the sector of activity, it may be difficult to find someone who speaks English. Insufficient knowledge of English and German often makes it necessary to bring an interpreter. However, the younger generations are more likely to speak English and are studying and practicing it with increasing frequency.

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