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Submitted 1 year 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Mexico has a diverse and developing economy. With its roots in agriculture, construction, and resources, it is now growing to become a central player on the world stage. Mexico's overall economy is one of the largest on the planet, annually producing approximately $2 trillion. The country is...

Submitted 1 year 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Mexico occupies the southernmost landmass of North America, connecting with the Central American isthmus. The territorially diverse land ranges from the northern desert of the Baja peninsula and the mainland, through the center and surrounding mountain ranges, to the lush southern jungles. Mexico...

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The people of Mexico are from a variety of ancestries, ethnic groups and cultures, making the region one of the most diverse in the world. Although most Mexicans identify as a mixed-race, the European side is still often considered superior, with efforts to promote European culture and values over...

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Because of Poland’s long, tumultuous history, Polish architecture is diverse. Many medieval palaces and public buildings remain standing. Western elements emerged in the early twentieth century; however, much modern architecture was destroyed by the Germans in World War II. Following the war, the...

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Homosexuality is legal in Poland but not openly tolerated. Polish society is conservative and for the most part remains hostile towards the Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. The Polish gay and lesbian scene is fairly discreet; Warsaw and Kraków are the best places to find...

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Poland has good road networks as well as an extensive public transport system that makes getting around Poland an easy task. Whether you prefer to drive, fly, or go by bus or train. It is also easy to travel to cities outside of the country via high-speed train or on Poland’s national airline, LOT.

Submitted 1 year 10 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 1 year 10 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...

Submitted 1 year 10 months ago by CultureWhiz.

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...