|The Capital City of Warsaw|
Paris of the North, Phoenix City
Semper invicta (Latin "Ever invincible")
|• Mayor||Rafał Trzaskowski (PO)|
|• City metropolis||517.24 km2 (199.71 sq mi)|
|• Metro||6,100.43 km2 (2,355.39 sq mi)|
|Elevation||78–116 m (328 ft)|
(31 December 2018)
|• City metropolis||1,777,972 (1st) |
|• Rank||1st in Poland (9th in EU)|
|• Density||3,421/km2 (8,860/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||509.1/km2 (1,319/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
00-001 to 04–999
|Area code(s)||+48 22|
|– Total||€57 billion|
|– Per capita||€32,500|
|Official name||Historic Centre of Warsaw|
|Designated||1980 (4th session)|
Warsaw (In Polish: Warszawa) is the capital of Poland in Masovian Voivodeship. It is also the biggest city in that country. There are about 2,000,000 people living there (1,726,581 as of 31 March 2014). People from Warsaw are called "Varsovians".
There are other names for Warsaw. For example, Varsovia (Latin, Spanish) and Varsóvia (Portuguese), Varsovie (French), Varsavia (Italian), Warschau (German, Dutch), װאַרשע /Varshe (Yiddish), Varšuva (Lithuanian), Varsó (Hungarian) and Varšava (Czech)
Geography[change | change source]
Warsaw is near the middle of Poland on both sides of the Vistula river, and about 350 km (225 miles) from the Baltic Sea. It is about 100 m (325 ft) above sea level. Warsaw has a humid continental climate (Dfb in the Koeppen climate classification).
History[change | change source]
The city was destroyed several times in its history, but every time it was rebuilt. The most important of these times was during the Second World War. Poland had been occupied by Germany between 1939 and 1944. On 1 August 1944, the people of Warsaw started fighting to free their city.
Tourist attractions[change | change source]
There are lot of attractions in the capital of Poland. The most famous monument of Warsaw is Palace of Culture and Science. There is a palace in Wilanów. The king of Poland John III Sobieski lived there. Many people like going to the Museum of Warsaw Uprising. The uprising started in 1944 during World War II.
Pictures of Warsaw[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Local Data Bank". Statistics Poland. Retrieved 1 June 2019. Data for territorial unit 1465000.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide about: Warsaw|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Warsaw.|