Poland is located in the very centre of Europe. With the total area of 312,679 km² it’s the seventh biggest country on the Europe. Polish population is over 38,5 million people. The capital city is Warsaw. Poland borders 7 countries: Germany on the west, Czech Republic and Slovakia on the south, Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania on the east, and Russia on the north.
Most of the country is located on lowlands. On the south there are upland areas with two major mountain chains ,The Baltic sea coastline on the north measures 770 km. The longest river, Vistula (Wisła) is 1,047 km (678 miles) long. The climate is moderate.