Capital: Warsaw

Population: 38,438,854 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Polish Złoty (PLN)

Official Language: Polish

Unofficial Languages: Silesian, and other minor languages and dialects

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Polish, Silesian, Ukrainian, German, and others

Largest Cities: Warsaw, Łódź, Krakow, Wrocław

Main Sport: Football, Volleyball, Track and Field, Boxing

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Epiphany (January 6)

Easter (March 27-28) 

Labour Day (May 1)

Constitution Day (May 3)

Whit Sunday (May 15)

Corpus Christi (May 26)

Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Armed Forces Day (August 15)

All Saints’ Day (November 1)

Independence Day (November 11)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)