Pictures from Poland

Last updated Oct 30, 2022 | Published on Jan 29, 2017North and Central Europe, Photo Galleries, Poland

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This is a collection of pictures from Poland, the result of several trips to different parts of the country.

Find all Poland entries on this link. You will find this picture gallery page, several articles from World Heritage Sites and regular travelogues.

Click on the gallery to reveal all pictures from Poland.

The coastal town of Gdansk is rich in history and offers a splendid old town. Here are images also from Malbork, the medieval castle an hour drive outside of Gdansk. Malbork is another of Poland's many World Heritage Sites.

Pictures from inside and around the Old Town of Warsaw, Poland. This part of the city centre is a World Heritage Site.

This photo gallery contains images from the historic centre of Krakow, the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. They are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

View all photo galleries on this website in one place, here.

Fast facts about Poland

Want to learn more than just a look at pictures from Poland? Learn about the country on Wikipedia. Here is an introduction based on it.

Poland is a country in Central Europe. It has 16 administrative provinces called voivodeships, covering an area of 312,696 km2. Poland has a population of over 38 million, and is the fifth-most populous member state of the European Union. Warsaw is the nation’s capital and largest metropolis, and other major cities include Kraków, Lódz, Wroclaw, Poznan, Gdansk, and Szczecin.

Poland’s territory extends from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Sudeten and Carpathian Mountains in the south. The country borders Lithuania and Russia to the northeast, Belarus and Ukraine to the east, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to the south, and Germany to the west. Poland also shares maritime boundaries with Denmark and Sweden.

Poland is a developed market, and a middle power. It has the sixth largest economy in the European Union by nominal GDP and the fifth largest by GDP (PPP). It provides very high standards of living, safety and economic freedom, as well as free university education and a universal health care system. The country has 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 15 of which are cultural.

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