Poland is one of the most populous member states of the European Union, with a population of approximately 39 million. It ranks among the most influential and remarkable countries in central and Eastern Europe.
Poland is a stable democracy with a truly fascinating history, great cultural heritage and several areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.