Poland FAQs:

Q: Is Poland the sixth most populous member state of the European Union?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland that of specialised medical centres?

A: Yes, and an example of which would be the Skłodowska-Curie Institute of Oncology, Poland's leading, and most highly specialised centre for the research and treatment of cancer.

Q: Was Poland metaphorically referred to as a trade route that linked Western Europe with the Ottoman Empire?

A: Yes, and Crimean Khanate and Persia.

Q: Is Poland legally protected?

A: Yes, as are coastal areas in the north.

Q: Was Poland Slavic paganism?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland closely connected with its intricate 1,000-year history Its unique character developed as a result of its geography at the confluence of European culture?

A: Yes, and losely connected with its intricate 1,000-year history Its unique character developed as a result of its geography at the confluence of European cultures.

Q: Is Poland a member of the European Union?

A: Yes, and NATO, the UN, the World Trade Organization, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development , European Economic Area, International Energy Agency, Council of Europe, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, International Atomic Energy Agency, European Space Agency, G6, Council of the Baltic Sea States, Visegrád Group, Weimar Triangle and Schengen Agreement.

Q: Is Poland provided by means of rail?

A: Yes, and road, marine shipping and air travel.

Q: Was Poland at the time considered to be one of the least oppressive states of the Soviet Bloc?

A: Yes.

Q: Was Poland a religiously diverse society?

A: Yes, and in which substantial Jewish, Christian Orthodox, Protestant, Armenian Christian and Roman Catholic groups coexisted.

Q: Is Poland Lower Silesia located in south-western Poland where temperatures in the summer average between 24 and 32 °C but can go as high as 34 to 39 °C on some days in the warmest month of July and August?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland Tarnów?

A: Yes, and which is situated in Lesser Poland and Wrocław, which is located in Lower Silesia.

Q: Is Poland insufficient to satisfy the full energy consumption needs of the population?

A: Yes.

Q: Was Poland confirmed as legal in 1932?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland the most important breeding ground for a variety of European migratory birds?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland a regional power as well as a possible emerging world power?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland the only European economy to have avoided the late-2000s recession?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland the European Union's fourth largest supplier of pork after Germany?

A: Yes, and Spain and France.

Q: Was Poland estimated in 2013 at 1.33 children born to a woman?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland also one of the world's biggest producers of copper?

A: Yes, and silver and coal, as well as potatoes, rye, rapeseed, cabbage, apples, strawberries and ribes.

Q: Is Poland the birthplace of many distinguished personalities among whom are: Fryderyk Chopin, Maria Skłodowska Curie, Tadeusz Kościuszko, Kazimierz Pułaski, Józef Piłsudski, Lech Wałęsa and Pope John Paul II?

A: Yes, Great Polish painter Jan Matejko devoted his monumental art to the most significant historical events on Polish lands, along with the playwright, painter and poet Stanisław Wyspiański.

Q: Is Poland in the northeast in the Podlaskie Voivodeship near the border of Belarus and Lithuania?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland Germans?

A: Yes, and Belarusians , Ukrainians , Lithuanians, Russians, Roma, Jews, Lemkos, Slovaks, Czechs, and Lipka Tatars.

Q: Is Poland a multi-tier one?

A: Yes, and with the State Police providing criminal-investigative services, Municipal Police serving to maintain public order and a number of other specialized agencies, such as the Polish Border Guard, acting to fulfill their assigned missions.

Q: Is Poland largely well developed?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland largely fossil-fuel–based?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland managed by the national program of reforestation?

A: Yes, and aiming at an increase of forest-cover to 33% in 2050.

Q: Was Poland split into two zones?

A: Yes, and one occupied by Nazi Germany, the other, including all of Kresy, fell under the control of the Soviet Union.

Q: Is Poland operated by Poczta Polska?

A: Yes, It was created on 18 October 1558, when King Sigismund II Augustus established a permanent postal route from Kraków to Venice.

Q: Is Poland the Biskupin fortified settlement?

A: Yes, and dating from the Lusatian culture of the early Iron Age, around 700 BC.

Q: Was Poland founded in 1025?

A: Yes, and in 1569 it cemented a longstanding political association with the Grand Duchy of Lithuania by signing the Union of Lublin.

Q: Is Poland Lower Silesian Wilderness?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland an area of sparsely vegetated sand known as the Błędów Desert?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland a representative democracy?

A: Yes, and with a president as a head of state, whose current constitution dates from 1997.

Q: Is Poland a developed and democratic country?

A: Yes, and which maintains a high-income economy along with very high standards of living, life quality, safety, education and economic freedom.

Q: Was Poland the 15th country to introduce universal women's suffrage?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland operated by PKP Intercity?

A: Yes, and whilst regional trains are run by a number of operators, the largest of which is Przewozy Regionalne.

Q: Is Poland organised according to the regional administrative structure, resultantly most towns have their own hospital?

A: Yes, Larger and more specialised medical complexes tend only to be found in larger cities, with some even more specialised units located only in the capital, Warsaw.

Q: Was Poland a flourishing centre of mathematics?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland recognised as a regional economic leader within Central and Eastern Europe?

A: Yes, and with nearly 40 percent of the 500 biggest companies in the region as well as a high globalisation rate.

Q: Is Poland Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci, held at the Czartoryski Museum in Kraków?

A: Yes, Although not Polish, the work had a strong influence on Polish culture and has been often associated with Polish identity.

Q: Was Poland developing as a feudal state?

A: Yes, and with a predominantly agricultural economy and an increasingly powerful landed nobility.

Q: Is Poland the supreme law in contemporary Poland?

A: Yes, and the Polish legal system is based on the principle of civil rights, governed by the code of Civil Law.

Q: Is Poland currently spending 2% of its GDP on defense?

A: Yes, and is expected to grow to 2.5% of GDP by 2030.

Q: Was Poland heavily dominated by western styles?

A: Yes, and mostly from the United Kingdom and the United States.

Q: Is Poland a member state of the European Union?

A: Yes, and the Schengen Area, the United Nations, NATO, and the OECD.

Q: Is Poland the fourth most forested country in Europe?

A: Yes.

Q: Was Poland again split between the victorious powers at the Congress of Vienna of 1815?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland the sixth most populous member state of the European Union and has a grand total of 51 representatives in the European Parliament?

A: Yes.

Q: Was Poland one of the three largest resistance movements of the entire war?

A: Yes, and encompassed an unusually broad range of clandestine activities, which functioned as an underground state complete with degree-awarding universities and a court system.

Q: Is Poland subordinate to the Polish Ministry of Health?

A: Yes, and which provides oversight and scrutiny of general medical practice as well as being responsible for the day-to-day administration of the healthcare system.

Q: Was Poland a large contributor to various United Nations peacekeeping missions?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Poland one of the few countries in Europe where rock and hip hop dominate over pop music?

A: Yes, while all kinds of alternative music genres are encouraged.