Area: 120,728 square miles
Languages: Polish is the official language. German, Russian, English, and French are also spoken.
Location: Poland is bordered by the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Belarus, the Ukraine, and Germany.
Geography: Situated in the heart of Europe, Poland’s low-lying plains extend from the Baltic shore in the north to the Tatra Mountains on its southern borders.
Population (2007 estimate): 38,635,144
Religion: Roman Catholic 90%, Eastern Orthodox 1.3%, Protestant 0.3%, other 8.4%
Time zone: Poland is on Central European Time, six hours ahead of U.S. EST. When it is 6am in New York, it is noon in Warsaw.