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Interesting Facts about Poland

Poland Interesting Facts

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Europe. Here are some interesting facts about Poland:

  • Poland is the 9th biggest country in Europe.
  • The biggest castle in the world is located in Poland.
  • One of the world’s oldest salt mines is located in Poland.
  • Vodka was created in Poland.
  • The heaviest animals of Europe live in Poland.
  • The first upside down house was built in Poland.
  • The Europe’s oldest restaurant is located in Poland. The restaurant is still working, it’s located in Wroclaw.
  • The capital city Warsaw was almost completely destroyed during the second world war. It was renovated by using the detailed paintings of Bernardo Bellotto.
  • Poland has an original Gutenberg Bible. It can be found in the Diocesan Museum in Pelplin.
  • The famous astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was Polish.
  • Poland is named after an ancient Slavic Tribe "Polanie". It means "people living in open fields".
  • Poland's constitution was the second in the world.
  • Poland didn't exist on maps for 123 years.
  • The Polish language is considered one of the difficult languages.
  • The first woman who won the Noble Prize was Polish. Her name is Marie Curie Sklodowska.
  • You can't find subtitles on Polish television. Movies are translated into Polish, but still you can hear English language. There is only one voice of male for all characters.
  • Polish last names change depending on the gender.
  • Poland's national colors are red and white.
  • The first modern street lamp was introduced by Polish - Ignacy Lukasiewicz.
  • The Warsaw Radio Mast in Konstantynow was the world’s tallest structure from 1974, until its collapse in 1991.
  • Latex condom was invented by Polish in 1912.
  • Poland is one of the most religious country in Europe.
  • Poland has its own 7 wonders.
  • Mushroom picking is a popular activity in Poland.
  • Poland shares land borders with Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia.

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