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Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The cost of living in Poland is among the cheapest in the European Union (EU), alongside Romania and Bulgaria. In the 2015 Mercer Cost of Living Survey, Warsaw, Poland's most expensive city, ranked 175 of 207 cities across five continents. Overall, Poland has a moderate cost of living index, with...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Polish national pride conflicts with their national shame. They are not a big country, but nevertheless it's the biggest and one of the oldest countries in the Central Europe. However, compared to other Western European countries they are considered third world. They all want to use me. The report...

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Polish foods include kiełbasa, pierogi (filled with meat, potatoes, cabbage, cheese or holiday fruits), pyzy (meat-filled dough balls), kopytka, gołąbki (meat and rice stuffed cabbage), śledzie (herring), bigos, schabowy, Oscypek, and much more. Traditionally, food such as soups flaki, rosół, zupa...

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The Polish economy contains deep disparities. Warsaw stands alone with a burgeoning job market, primarily composed of the technology and finance industries. Other large cities, like Wroclaw, Gdansk, Poznan or Krakow, maintain average job markets, although they have been improving due to an increase...

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Catholic religious holidays are widely observed in Poland. Stores, malls, and restaurants are likely to be closed or have very limited business hours on Easter, All Saints Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas. On the Saturday before Easter, churches offer special services in anticipation of the holiday...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The history of Poland results from the migrations of Slavs who established permanent settlements on the Polish lands during the Early Middle Ages. In 966 AD, Duke Mieszko I of the Piast dynasty adopted Western Christianity; in 1025 Mieszko's son Bolesław I Chrobry formally established a medieval...

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Polish (język polski, polszczyzna) is a Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and the native language of the Poles. It belongs to the Lechitic subgroup of West Slavic languages. Polish is the official language of Poland, but it is also used throughout the world by Polish minorities in other...

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There are variations in the human condition everywhere, and generalities are difficult. However, general mainstream behaviors tend to be conservative, largely because of the country’s general religious inclination. Typically, mainstream people have jobs or educational goals, and seek partners for...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

According to estimates produced by the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), about 38,325,000 people live in Poland, however, the same report states that the number of residents living in the country all the time is approximately 37,200,000; with 1,125,000 people living abroad for 6–7 months or...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Poland is located in Central Europe. It covers 120,700 square miles (312,680 square kilometers). On the north Poland is bordered by the Baltic Sea, Russia, and Lithuania; on the east by Belarus and Ukraine; on the south by Slovakia and the Czech Republic; and on the west by Germany. Originally, the...