The climate is mostly
temperate throughout the country. The climate is oceanic in the north
and west and becomes gradually warmer and continental towards the south
Polish describes a Lechitic
subgroup of West Slavic languages in Central Europe  and the official
language of Poland. Its written standard is the Polish alphabet which
corresponds to the Latin alphabet with several additions.
Polish-speakers use the language in a uniform manner throughout most of
The Polish currency is called the Zloty and it is internationally
abbreviated as PLN. The Zloty is made up of 100 Groszy. There are 10,
20, 50, 100 and 200 Zloty bills.
population of Poland was estimated at 38, 653, 912 in July 2001. In 2001 the
birth rate stood at 10.2 per 1, 000 and the death rate at 9.98 per 1, 000.
After a period of uninterrupted growth that began in 1946.
Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the
Vistula River roughly 260 km (162 mi) from the Baltic Sea and 300 km
(186 mi) from the Carpathian Mountains.