Population: +- 1,692,900
Language: Polish, although English is widely understood in tourist areas.
Currency: Zloty (PLN) 1PLN=100 groszy
Time Zone: GMT + 1
Weather: The continental climate means very cold winters with snow. Temperatures can get very cold so warm clothing is essential. Rain falls throughout the year with July being the wettest month. Summers can be mild to hot with temperatures rising up to 30°C (86°F).
Average January Temperature: -5 °C (23 °F)
Average July Temperature: 20°C (68°F)