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1 Poland by Kinga Monika Wiktoria Klaudia

2 There is a legend of three brothers who founded the Slavic nations of Poland, Czech and Russia. The three brothers, Lech, Czech and Rus went hunting together but each of them followed a different prey and eventually they all traveled in different directions. Rus went to the east, Czech headed to the west to settle on the Ríp Mountain, while Lech traveled to the north until he came across a magnificent white eagle guarding her nest. Startled but impressed by this spectacle, he decided to settle there. He named his settlement Gniezno (adjective from gniazdo, or "nest") and adopted the White Eagle as his coat-of-arms which remains a symbol of Poland to this day.

3 This is Polish national flag This is Polish coat of arms Zloty is Polish currency Mazurek Dąbrowskiego (Dąbrowski's Mazurka) is Polish national anthem. It is a lively folk dance with patriotic words written shortly after the country lost its independence in a series of partitions by Austria, Russia, Prussia (1772, 1791, 1795).

4 Germany SlovakiaCzech Republic Ukraine Belarus Lithuania Russia

5 Łazienkowski Park Royal Castle Old Town The centre of Warsaw We live in the south of Poland. Our region is called Silesia Studzienice

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7 St. Mary's Basilica The Vistula River Sukiennice – old silk market in Cracow

8 The Tatra MountainsZakopane

9 The Baltic Sea The Mazury Lake district The Tatra Mountains are the highest mountains in Poland The Vistula River is the longest river in Poland

10 John Paul II, Karol Wojtyla - Pope from 1978 to Adam Malysz - ski jumper. Frederic Chopin ( ) - pianist and the greatest Polish composer. Nicolaus Copernicus ( ) - renowned astronomer. He developed a heliocentric theory of the Solar System.

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13 Żurek is a tasty fermented soup Kapuśniak – a cabbage soup One of the most popular soups in thecountry is barszcz There is also rosół - poultry or beef bouillon served with noodles, sprinkled liberally with parsley

14 Noddles: a dish made from potatoes Doughnuts with rose conserve are another favourite. Doughnuts and babas are made from yeast dough Polish baba Perhaps the best-known Polish culinary classic is kotlet

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