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In the northern region of Poland it is very flat and plain like. It is near the Baltic Sea making it very easy to discover different types of fish.

The southern region is covered with a mountainous region. Some ranges are the Tatra, Sudetes, and Carpathian. The tallest mountain in Poland is the Rysy mountain 8212 feet above sea level.

The Wawel Castle was built in the 14th century when the monarch Casimir I I I the Great. It has some of Poland's rarest things.

The Auschwitz-Birkenau is a concetration camp. It is one of the biggest concentration camp prior to World War 2. It could hold up to 150000 people.

This is the Malbork Castle was made in 1274 by Tuetonic Knights which was used to defeat the Polish and gain some Baltic Sea territory.

This is the Warsaw Uprising Museum which shows the history of the Warsaw Uprising. The Warsaw Uprising was when Warsaw(Poland's capital) was trying to escape German command in 1944.

This is the Palace of Culture and Science. It showcases many companies like universities, scientific institution, etc. prior to Poland's success.

This is the Wieliczka Salt Mine. This salt mine has been around since the 13th century. You can see dozen of ancient sculptures. It is basically a underground city filled with History.

To the east of Poland is Germany and Czech Republic. To the south is a little bit of Romania. In the east is Russia. Then the north is Lithuania.

This is the flag of Poland. They are called Polish. Poland language is also called polish. It originates from the Western Slavonic group in the 6th century.

Their main religion is roman catholic. 33 million Polish claim this religion and there are only 38 million people in the country.

Soccer is Poland's favorite sport. They have went to the finals 7 times, but have 0 world cups. 1974 was the year they came the closest.

Despite liking soccer they also like many other sports. Some of are volleyball, basketball, track and field, boxing, fencing, hockey, rugby, handball, and swimming

This is bararina before it is roasted or grilled. It is mutton right now. This is one of the dishes in Poland.

This is golabki another Poland dish. It is cabbage stuffed with meat and rice or mushroom and rice.

Poland doesn't really have its own music. It has lots of types of music though and a lot of European folk songs.

This is their traditional clothing they don't really have something like a kilt, but in early Poland time they dressed like this.

Andrzej Duda is Poland's president. Their type of government is democracy. Even though they were communist until 1989.

Poland was discover by Mieszko I. It was in the year 966.

The soviet union partitioned or separated Poland 3 different times. The soviet union were Russia, Prussia, and Austria. The first one was in August 5th, 1772. The next one was January 23, 1793 which Austria was not in. The last on was on October 24, 1795.

Fast forward 123 years and in 1918 they finally get their independence and are their own country.

In 1918 they got in a war with Ukraine. It was a very big war. Poland defeated them in less than a year.

In September 1 ,1939 Poland were invaded by the German army and weeks later were defeated. They built 457 concentration camps in Poland.

This is John 3 Sobieski he was a monarch of Poland. He led them to many victories and it is why he is one of the biggest names in Poland. His biggest win was when he beat the Turks in the Battle of Vienna.

This is Marie Curie she was a scientist to discover radioactivity. She was the first girl to win a nobel prize and only person to win two. She was born in Warsaw.

(You can't see his face)Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer and a mathematician. He created a model of the universe that placed the sun in the center rather than the Earth which was one of the first to do so if not the first.

This is Agnieszka Radwanska a amazing tennis player. She was the first Polish person ever to win a WTA(Women tennis association) title. She also was the first to reach the Grand Slam in the open era.

This is Patricia Arquette a famous actress. She is an Oscar winning actress. Her most famous movies were A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors and Holes.

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