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POLAND AND HUNGARY IN ENGLISH
Poland is a country in central Europe
Polish anthem – music and lyrics
Józef Wybicki Jan Henryk Dąbrowski
Land area of Poland is about 312,679 km2 with over 38.5 million people
The current president of Poland is Bronisław Komorowski Polish Prime Minister is Donald Tusk
Polish currency is złoty
Polish Baltic coast
Wisła river – 1047 km long
Masovia - Mazowsze
Silesia - Śląsk
Sudety Mountains Śnieżka Mountain
Karpaty Mountains Rysy 2499 m
Poland is devided into 16 voivodeships - województwo
Województwo is devided into powiaty ; powiaty are devide into gminy.
Tri-City Gdańsk Gdynia Sopot
UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage POLAND
UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage 1.Cracows Historic Centre 2.Auschwitz- Birkenau 3.Historic Centre of Warsaw 4.Medieval Town of Toruń 5.Kalwaria Zebrzydowska 6.Wooden Churches of Southern Lesser Poland 7.Centennial Hall in Wrocław 8.Wieliczka Salt Mine 9.Białowieża Forest 10.Old City of Zamość 11.Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork 12.Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica 13.Muzakowski Park
Cracows Historic Centre
Historic Centre of Warsaw
Medieval Town of Toruń
Wooden Churches of Southern Lesser Poland
Centennial Hall in Wrocław
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Old City of Zamość
Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork
Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica
Famous Polish People
Mikołaj Kopernik astronomer who showed that the Earth moves around the Sun.
Maria Skłodowska- Curie (1867-1934) physicist and chemist, discovered Radium and Polonium in 1898. She was twice awarded the Nobel Prize: in 1903 in physics and in 1911 in chemistry.
Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746 – 1817) Polish national hero, general and a leader of the Kościuszko Uprising against the Russian Empire
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849) pianist and the greatest Polish composer
Adam Mickiewicz (December 24, 1798 – November 26, 1855) influential national Polish Romantic poet, the greatest figure in Polish literature, especially known for his epic poem Pan Tadeusz
Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846-1916) distinguished Polish late-nineteenth-century novelist won in 1905 for his historical novel 'Quo Vadis' (1895)
Władysław Reymont (1867-1925) early 20th-century Polish novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1924 for his novel 'Chłopi'
Czesław Miłosz (1911-2004) poet, prose writer, essayist, translator. Nobel Prize-winner in 1980.
Wisława Szymborska (1923-2012) poet and literary critic, awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1996
Blessed Pope John Paul II (18 May 1920- 2 April 2005), born Karol Józef Wojtyła) Polish priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 265th Pope since 1978 until his death
Father Józef Tischner (1931-2000) philosopher, priest, one of Poland's greatest 20th- century thinkers
Lech Wałęsa, (born 1943) leader of "Solidarność" ("Solidarity"), trade union activist, politician, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1983
Stanisław Lem ( September 12, 1921 - March 27, 2006) science fiction writer, best known for his novel Solaris published in 1961
Magdalena Abakanowicz (born 1930) sculptor
Agnieszka Holland (born 1948) film, theatre and television director
Andrzej Wajda (born 1926) director. He won a Lifetime Achievement Oscar in 2000.
Krzysztof Penderecki (born 1933) composer and conductor
Marek Kamiński (born 1964) Traveller; in 1995 he was the first person to reach both poles: the North Pole on 23rd May 1995 and the South Pole on 27 Dec. 1995.
Robert Korzeniowski (born 1968) athlete. Olimpic and world walking champion (1997, 2001). A Council of Europe ambassador for tolerance and fair play.
Adam Małysz (born 1977) a ski-jumper. He had astounding victories at the Four Hills tournament and World Cup
Hungary is a country in central Europe
Hungarian coat of arms
"Himnusz" is a song beginning with the words Isten, áldd meg a magyart (God, bless the Hungarians) that's a musical poetic prayer that serves as the official national anthem of Hungary
The words were written by Kölcsey Ferenc, a nationally renowned poet in 1823 Its currently official musical setting was composed by the romantic composer Erkel Ferenc
The current president of Hungary is Ader Janos The prime minister is Orbán Viktor
Hungarian currency is forint.
The region west of the Danube is called Transdanubia (Dunántúl).
The large flat area in the eastern part is the Great Plains (Alföld).
North Hungarian Mountains (highest point: the Kékes at 1,014 m).
The main waterway - the Danube (Duna) Other large rivers are the Tisza and Dráva
Transdanubia contains Lake Balaton - the largest lake in Europe.
Lake Hévíz is one of the world's largest thermal lakes.
Hungary is divided into 19 counties (megye).
Budapest – the capital
UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage HUNGARY
UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage 1.Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue 2.The old village of Hollókő and it's surroundings 3.The Aggtelek National park 4.The 1000 years old benedictine monastery of Pannonhalma 5.The Hortobágy National park 6.The early Christian catacombs in Pécs 7.The area around the Fertő tó (Neusiedlersee) 8.The historical Tokaj wine region
Budapest and the Banks of the Danube
Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
The old village of Hollókő and its surroundings
The Aggtelek National Park
The 1000 years old benedictine monastery of Pannonhalma
The Hortobágy National Park
The early Christian catacombs in Pécs
The area around the Fertő tó (Neusiedlersee)
The historical Tokaj wine region
Famous Hungarian People
Kőrösi Csoma Sándor (1784 – 1842) Hungarian traveler, philologist and orientalist, author of the first Tibetan-English dictionary and grammar book.
Petőfi Sándor ( 1823 –1849) Hungarian poet and liberal revolutionary. He is considered as Hungary's national poet and he was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.
Jókai Mór (19 February 1825 – - 5 May 1904) Hungarian dramatist and novelist.
Ady Endre (November 22, 1877 - January 27, 1919) Hungarian poet
Munkácsy Mihály (20 February 1844 – 1 May 1900) Hungarian painter
Izsó Miklós (September 9, 1831- - May 29, 1875) Hungarian sculptor whose sculptural style integrated elements of classicism and academic style.
Szent-Györgyi Albert (September 16, 1893 – October 22, 1986) Physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1937. He is credited with discovering vitamin C
Neumann Janos ( December 28, 1903 – February 8, 1957) He is generally regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians in modern history.
Gabor Dennis (1900 – 1979) Hungarian-British electrical engineer and inventor, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Farkas Bertalan (born August 2, 1949) the first Hungarian cosmonaut
Rubik Ernő (born July 13, 1944) inventor, architect and professor of architecture. He is best known for the invention of mechanical puzzles including Rubik's Cube
Presser Gábor (born 27 May 1948) Hungarian rockman and composer. Member of Omega band (1966-1971), creator of Locomotiv GT band. He has composed music to over 30 films.
Kovács István (born August 17, 1970) Hungarian boxer. Olympic medalist and world champion.
Egerszegi Krisztina (born 16 August 1974 ) Hungarian former world record holding swimmer and one of the greatest Hungarian Olympic champions of the modern era.
Hungary and Poland became members of the European Union (EU) on the same day 1 May 2004.
March 23rd the "Day of Polish- Hungarian Friendship"
Projekt zrealizowali: Patryk Bijak Kamil Kocimski Damian Konieczny Marcin Kornobis Mateusz Niewiara Bartosz Wolny