Presentation on theme: "WELCOME TO POLAND !!!! COMENIUS 2013 – 2015 Zespół Szkół w Królówce."— Presentation transcript:
WELCOME TO POLAND !!!! COMENIUS 2013 – 2015 Zespół Szkół w Królówce
Poland - officially the Republic of Poland President – Bronisław Komorowski Prime Minister – Donald Tusk
Poland is a country situated in central Europe between the Baltic Sea and the KarpatyMountains
Poland borders with Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia.
Polish Symbols - Polish Flag is made of two equal, horizontal stripes: white and red. It was officially recognized in 1919, one year after Poland regained her independence.
Polish Eagle (Polish Emblem) was officially recognized in In the years of communism, the eagle was deprived of it's crown. In 1990, the crown was restored.
There are 38,5 millions of us
Poland is divided into 16 regions
We live on km 2 of beautiful land
Vistula - the longest Polish river
Rysy - a mountain in the crest of the High Tatras, lying on the border between Poland and Slovakia, highest point of Poland (2,499 m)
The Capital – Warsaw
Warsaw was completely destroyed during the Second World War
Kraków - the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland, previous capital of Poland
Polish currency – złoty (PLN)
Dominant Religion - Roman Catholic – 93 % Famous sites of Christian pilgrimage in Poland - the Monastery of Jasna Góra in the southern Polish city of Częstochowa
The most famous Poles in the history
Nicolaus Copernicus The great astronom „ withheld the Sun, moved the Earth”
Fryderyk Chopin Pianist and composer
Maria Skłodowska - Curie Pionieer in the field of radioactivity, the first twice- honored Nobel laureate
Karol Wojtyła – blessed John Paul II great pope
The popular Polish people
Krzysztof Penderecki The famous Polish composer His popular works: -St Luke Passion -Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
Lech Wałęsa Leader of the Solidarity Movement Nobel Peace Prize 1983 Polish President
Robert Kubica Former Formula 1 driver rally driver WRC-2
Robert Lewandowski - the best Polish footballer who plays as a striker for Borussia Dortmund and the Polish national team
Justyna Kowalczyk - Polish cross country skier who has been competing since Kowalczyk is an Olympic Champion and a double World Champion. She is also the only skier who won the Tour de Ski four times in a row.
Traditional Polish Food
Bigos - known as a hunter's stew, is a traditional meat stew typical of Polish, ingredients include white cabbage, sauerkraut (kapusta kiszona in Polish), various cuts of meat and sausages
Kotlet schabowy - a Polish variety of pork breaded cutlet coated with breadcrumbs
Rosół z makaronem - a traditional Polish meat broth