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Poland, known officially as the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea to the north. See the fact file below for more facts about Poland.

Capital
Warsaw

Population
38,633,912 (July 2001 est.)

Area
312,685 sq km, slightly smaller than New Mexico

Government
Republic

Money
Zloty (PLN)

Climate
Temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation; mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers

Languages
Polish