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  • Warsaw
  • Please find attached the issues paper and draft agenda of the conference on Decentralisation of Employment Policy and New Forms of Governance: Tackling the Challenge of Accountability, Warsaw, Poland, 27-28 March 2003. (oecd.org)
  • Kraków (also spelled Cracow ), the former capital of Poland, is located 180 miles south of the present capital of Warsaw. (sacred-destinations.com)
  • In 1826 the first technical university was established in Warsaw , leading eventually to the establishment of Warsaw University of Technology , the largest technical university in Poland. (wikipedia.org)
  • We are NetKom based in Warsaw , Poland. (tradekey.com)
  • Polish
  • The first cities in today's Poland, Kalisz and Elbląg on the Amber Trail to the Baltic Sea, were mentioned by Roman writers in the first century AD, but the first Polish settlement in Biskupin dates even further back to the 7th century BC. (wikitravel.org)
  • Germany attacked Poland on 1 Sep 1939, and the Soviet Union attacked Poland on 17 Sep 1939, effectively starting the fourth partition, causing the recently re-established Polish Republic to cease to exist. (wikitravel.org)
  • Read the Country Focus on Poland to learn about Polish nature and conservation action. (iucn.org)
  • Greater Poland (in Polish Wielkopolska ) is a lake district in west-central Poland in the Voivodship (province) Wielkopolskie Voivodship . (wikitravel.org)
  • Poznań - the capital of the region, the 5th biggest city in Poland with history going back to the end of 9the century, full of monuments from all epoques, including the oldest polish church (and the oldest cathedral) from 960s, beautiful gothic - renessaince - baroque Old Town and bulings from the turn 19/20th cent erected by Prussians and creating so called Emperor's District. (wikitravel.org)
  • The automobile industry in Poland makes up a sizeable part of the Polish economy, accounting for about 11% of Poland's industrial production. (wikipedia.org)
  • After Poland regained independence in the aftermath of World War I, Polish automotive industry produced a number of light military vehicles, such as armored cars tankettes and light tanks (7TP being the most advanced model). (wikipedia.org)
  • and remember: during the Second World War Poland was occupied by nazi Germany, and germans, not poles, build concentration camps (like Auschwitz-Birkenau) on polish soil to kill jews and polish in the act of genocide. (urbandictionary.com)
  • Kalisz
  • Kalisz - the oldest city in Poland, classicist town mentioned in Roman cronicles already in 2nd cent. (wikitravel.org)
  • When in 1138 Poland was divided in duchies united by the rule of the senior, Greater Poland became on independent duchy, and vfew decades later there were two small states with capitals in Poznan and Kalisz - for most of the time Gniezno - the third biggest city in the region at that time belonged to the Kalisz duchy. (wikitravel.org)
  • country
  • Poland was first united as a country in the first half of the 10th century, and officially adopted Catholicism in 966. (wikitravel.org)
  • Responding to the need for reform, Poland was the 1st country in Europe (and the 2nd in the world, after the US) to pass a constitution. (wikitravel.org)
  • With the country in political disarray, various sections of Poland were subsequently occupied by its neighbours, Russia, Prussia and Austria, in three coordinated "partitions" of 1772 and 1793, and 1795. (wikitravel.org)
  • After the last partition and a failed uprising, Poland ceased to exist as a country for 123 years. (wikitravel.org)
  • Much of the Holocaust took place in Poland, as Poland had the largest population of Jews of any country in the world, over three million, 90% of whom were murdered by the Nazis. (wikitravel.org)
  • Geographically speaking Poland consists of mainly of flat farming country. (everything2.com)
  • Nature in Poland has been negatively affected by human development at varying levels within the country: unevenly spread industrialisation and urbanization coexist with large areas characterised by traditional agriculture and extensive ancient forests (the Białowieza Forest is the best preserved area of primeval forest in Europe). (iucn.org)
  • The Country Focus on Poland presents projects by IUCN Members which aim to protect nature and its diversity. (iucn.org)
  • Poland is essentially a cash country, and it is sometimes difficult to use credit cards in the cities, and almost impossible in rural areas. (klm.com)
  • Poland suffered as heavily as any other East European country from the environmental negligence inherent in the central planning approach to resource development. (countrystudies.us)
  • Average life expectancy in southern Poland was four years less than elsewhere in the country. (countrystudies.us)
  • Poland is a great country. (urbandictionary.com)
  • 14th
  • Poland experienced its golden age from 14th till 16th century, under the reign of king Casimir the Great, and the Jagiellonian dynasty, whose rule extended from the Baltic to the Black and Adriatic seas. (wikitravel.org)
  • Also known as the Church on the Rock, this 14th-century Gothic church stands on the site where Bishop Stanislaw of Poland was beheaded and dismembered on order of the king in 1079. (sacred-destinations.com)
  • 2000
  • In the early 2000, around the years 2002-2003, Poland produced about 300,000 light vehicles a year, a number that increased once again after the accession of Poland to the European Union in 2004, having doubled by the mid-2000s and then almost tripled by the end of the decade around 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • Further uprisings ensued, such as the 29 November uprising of 1830-1831 (mainly in Russian Poland), the 1848 Revolution (mostly in Austrian and Prussian Poland), and 22 Jan 1863. (wikitravel.org)
  • city
  • Brzeg , German Brieg , city, Opolskie województwo (province), southwestern Poland , situated on high bluffs on the western side of the Oder River . (britannica.com)
  • Europe
  • Poland returned to the map of Europe with the end of World War I, officially regaining its independence on November 11th, 1918. (wikitravel.org)
  • Nonetheless, compared to more industrialized countries in the Western Europe, interwar Poland is seen as having rather limited auto producing capacities before World War II. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poland is located at a geographic crossroads that links the forested lands of northwestern Europe to the sea lanes of the Atlantic Ocean and the fertile plains of the Eurasian frontier. (britannica.com)
  • Poland used to possess the most powerful army in Europe. (urbandictionary.com)
  • years
  • Some models produced in Poland in the recent years include Opel Astra III and IV, the Fiat Panda and the Fiat 500, the Lancia Ypsilon, the Ford Ka, and the Chevrolet Aveo. (wikipedia.org)
  • rule
  • On this day in 1939, German forces bombard Poland on land and from the air, as Adolf Hitler seeks to regain lost territory and ultimately rule Poland. (history.com)
  • century
  • Out of those, historically Fiat had a very strong presence in Poland for almost a century: the Polski Fiat assembly plan was established in the 1920s, and while interrupted by World War II, production of Fiat-licensed vehicles resumed in socialist Poland in 1967. (wikipedia.org)
  • Countries
  • The number of students coming to Poland is about 10 times lower than other countries and the need for other European languages was evident. (wikipedia.org)
  • Join
  • the region was a part of Prussian state or German Empire till 1919, when a succesful Wielkopolska Uprising (27.12.1918 - June 1919) let join the reborn Poland. (wikitravel.org)