TITLE

Background Note: Poland

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Poland;Nov2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of Poland describing its geography and people. It states that the country, whose capital city is Warsaw, is officially known as the Republic of Poland. Covering an area of 312,683 square kilometers, its terrain is primarily flat, except for a mountain range that can be viewed along its southern border. It also describes the country's climate as temperate continental, and states that it has a population of 38.5 million people, with a 98% literacy rate.
ACCESSION #
27615887

 

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