Why is Poland named Poland?
because the person who made up poland his sons name was polandingyand there u go
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There were several Poles who helped fight in the American Revolution. The Poles had the most effective resistance movement during World War II. The most effective squadron in the Battle of Britain was Polish. The Poles beat the Soviets in the Polish-Soviet War in 1919-1920 Poland is the European …country (MORE)
Poland is a country in Central Europe. Poland is bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian enclave, to the north. The capital and the largest city is Warsaw, which …is in central Poland, on the Vistula River. (MORE)
Nowak, Kowalski, Wisniewski, Dabrowski, Lewandowski, Wojcik, Kaminski, Kowalczyk, Zielinski, Szymanski - these are 10 the most popular last names in Poland. Generally all names with "ski" and "ska" at the end are Polish.
Poland is a country located in Europe It is bordered on all sidesby Russia, Germany, Belarus, Solvakia, Ukraine, Czech Republic,& Lithunania. It also borders the Baltic Sea. Warsaw is thecapital. Poland is a beautiful country! There is salt mines to visit whichis very fun. Poland was affected by Hi…tler and was taken out in 2weeks (EDIT: It's not true. Hitler planned Blitzkrieg, but Polesfought till 2nd of October. Moreover, they were attacked from Easton 17th of September by Soviet Russia, so they had to protectthemselves from both sides. Their allies (France and UK) did nothelp as they promised earlier that year)! Poland is a country located in the European continent. Poland'scapital is Warsaw, and the official language is Polish. It isbordered by Germany (to the West), the Czech Republic and Slovakia(to the South), Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania (to the East), andthe Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, which is a Russian enclave(to the North). Some additional basic information about Poland is provided on therelated links. (MORE)
pedophilium. It has been named after the native country of Marie Curie, the element's discoverer.
It comes from the word "Pole" which was given to the Slavic people living east of Germany, and its name means "Land of the Poles".
You just book a flight and fly there. The usual way to get to Poland is by car or train but that is assuming that you are living in Europe. Poland is west of northern Germany. I'm certain foot traffic or bicycle traffic is permitted, but your point of departure would best determine your method o…f travel. (MORE)
Well, I'm personally from Poland and you are called Polish. You are either Polish or a Pole.
The Polish fought for themselves. The UK and France entered the warbecause they made an agreement that they would not tolerate Hitlertaking Germany. However no one expected Germany to be able tototally take Poland in a month so it took a while for the UK andFrance to respond.
The invasion of Poland was Hitler's plan to regain lost territory in Poland. Germany lost its territory after losing World War 1. Hitler was slowly and peacefully gaining territory in Czechoslovakia, but he knew he would have to fight to get Poland. He also used his Soviet allies (which he later bet…rays) to invade from the East while Germany attacks from the West. Poland was divided between the two countries. (MORE)
Name Poland is most likely derrived from 'Polans' [Polanes/Polanians - Polanie in Polish]. Polans were west slavic tribe, dated back to 8th century [that is shortly prior to establishment of Kingdom of Poland]. Name Polanie itself comes from 'pole' - 'crop fields'..
Poland is not very diverse when it comes to nationalities. WithPoles being majority [over 99%], other nationalities include:Germans [ca. 190k], Belarusians [ca. 50k] and Ukrainians [ca. 30k].Other include Tatars, Lithuanians, Roma, Lemkas, Russians, Slovaks,Czechs and Armenians. Those are accounted …citizens. There isunaccounted number of Asians, most prominently Vietnamese [thosenumbers can go up to 50 or 70k]. Recognized ethnic minorities (but not nationalities) includeKashubians (current Polish Prime Minister is Kashubian) andSilesians. (MORE)
Bronislaw Maria Komorowski is the President of Poland. The Prime Minister is Donald Tusk. Komorowski first became the acting president of Poland as Marshal of the Sejm, after President Lech KaczyÅski died in a plane crash on 2010 April 10. He served as acting president until July 8, and was o…fficially elected as president, defeating JarosÅaw KaczyÅski, former Prime Minister and Lech's twin brother. Komorowski took office on 2010 August 6. He is the 5th president of the 3rd Polish Republic. (MORE)
Poland grows potatoes, fruits,vegetables, and wheat. It raises poultry, eggs, pork, and dairy.Its factories make fertilizers, petrochemicals, machine tools,electrical machinery, electronics, cars and ships..
Can't you just check in any encyclopedy? It's total area is 322 575 square kilometers.
Poland's flag was adopted on August 1-st,1919. Desing; Two horizontal stripes of equal width,upper one white and the lower one red.. As national colors the white and red were officially assumed in 1831. Polish FLAG DAY is observed on May 2
buy stuff man!!! In Poland everything is CHEAP!!!! I bought a large LCD tv there, and laughed my head off when I realized that they were not joking about the prize XD. you can visit the concentration camps, and see how the Germans treated people Its a nice country I think, remember to give "dr…inks" or "tips" to the waiters ;) You can visit Warsaw (the capital), Krakow, The Wielikcza (a salt mine), the Wawel (a castle), visit castles, they are really cool!!!! :) (MORE)
Poland (polonia) = polonium. France = francium (pronounced "froggium" in the UK). America = Americium. Germany = Germanium
Polonium (Po, #84) is named for Poland. It was discovered by Marie Curie, and she was from Poland, so she got to name it. It's really radioactive.
Two countries stretch along Poland's southeast borders. Ukraine , to the east, and Slovakia , to the south, meet at Poland'ssouthernmost province, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in southeasternPoland.
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In Polish, Danzig is called GdaÅsk, although the name Danzig is still often preferred in foreign languages, probably due to its pronunciation/spelling being easier for foreigners.
It's just a name. As in every language where it exists (English, German and French - Justine, Italian - Giustina) it comes from the Latin name Iustina (feminine of Iustinus, meaning "fair" or "just".) In Polish, the correct spelling of this name is Justyna (not Justina), pronounced "Yoosteena".
"What is your name?" in polish: "Jak masz na imiÄ?" Also 'Jak siÄ nazywasz?' (direct translation - what are you called)
There is as much to do in Poland, as there is in any other country in the world. You might need to search a bit to find the types of things you love back home, but if you ask nicely, and are willing to try new things, you will discover many exciting things to do here. Many young people in Poland spe…ak English, which makes your visit here much easier. But do try and learn a few words of Polish, to be friendly. Poland may not be the first place that comes to mind for a trip to Europe. But if you love European history and archaeology, or enjoy visiting places of great spiritual and or cultural significance, there are good reasons why you should visit Poland. You can take a bus tours to the salt mine at Wielicka, former concentration camps at Oswiecim (Auschwitz) and Podgorze, Schindler's List tours and of Kazimierz, the former Jewish ghetto , are available and can be done in English, French, German and many other languages here in Krakow. Look over the recommendations at Trip Advisor and check Rick Steve's "Europe Through the Backdoor" site, for more ideas and suggestions. Witamy! Welcome! (MORE)
The name Poland comes from the tribe of Polans (Polanie in Polish, meaning people of the fields) who built many settlements in the area, one of which later became the first capital of Poland.
The place where the Jews lived in Poland (and other countries like Russia) was called a GHETTO. Each ghetto had a name too. Watch the move Defiance if you want to get a good idea about ghettos.
Parliament (Parlament) is divided into two houses. The lower house is called Sejm, the upper house is called Senat.
Poland has a bicameral parliament. The lower chamber is called SEJM which is a traditional Polish name for a parliament, and the other chamber is simply SENAT.
Warsaw and Krakow. Warsaw is a capital city and most populous city, so it is the main one in Poland, and Krakow is second most populous city and there are a lot of tourist from whole the world.
Official name for Santa in Poland is ÅwiÄty MikoÅaj (St. Nicholas). However, in my region - Wielkopolska in Western Poland - he is called Gwiazdor. So, the rest of Poland gets presents from Åw. MikoÅaj twice (on Dec. 6 - mainly sweets - as it's his namesday, and on Dec. 24, as it's Xm…as Eve, but here we get presents from Åw. MikoÅaj on the 6 and from Gwiazdor on the 24). In some parts of southern Poland Xmas presents are not brought by Åw. MikoÅaj or Gwiazdor at all, but by Angel (AnioÅek) or the Little Jesus (DzieciÄ tko Jezus). (MORE)
The European nation Poland is an old nation that has managed to keep the same name since it's founding in the early 900's. It was known as the Poland-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the late Renaissance and through the 16th-18th centuries until it was divided up and conquered by Austria, Russia, and Prus…sia in the Napoleonic Wars and re-founded later on. (MORE)
The Polish Communist Party used to be called the Polish United Workers' Party. In 1989, the party was dissolved and many of its members joined socialist parties such as Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland which in turn became a constituent of the Democratic Left Alliance.
\nPoland's name (Polska) comes from Poland. It is relating to legendary people "Polanie" whose name relates to the cultivated fields (in comparison to wild forests).
A lot of products are available in Poland. Like in Germany, France and Italy etc.
Poland was one of Europes racially diverse societys in thebeginging of the 20th century. With the population being 69% Polishbefore WW2, with a nearly 9% size Jewish minority, however over 90%were killed in the holocaust and brutal occupation by both theGermans and Soviets. After the end of the war,… only 200,000 werestill alive out of 3,000,000 just six years before. However, mostremaining Jews fled Poland after the war, mainly to Palestine,leaving just 60,000 by 1948. The remaining Jews left Poland duringthe 1960s as result to the anti-semitic laws by the PolishGovernment (forced by Russian Government). Leaving just 20,000 Jewsremaining in Poland. Before WW2 the largest minority in Poland wereUkrainians who numbered 14% and around 4,000,000, however after thewar, highly populated Ukrainians areas were annexed into the SovietUnion, as Poland's borders were pushed westwards after WW2 leavingpart of aboriginally Polish lands and cities to Ukraine/Belarus.Remaining Ukrainians were either deported or assimilated intoPolish society, today they number only 30,000 in Poland today. TheGerman population of Poland after WW2 were mostly expelled. TheGerman population during Communist Poland was 500,000, howeverduring the late 1980s and especially during the 1990s over 75%emigrated to Germany, with Germanys right to return law for ethnicGermans. Today Germans number around 150,000, only 0.4% of thepopulation, thus Polands largest minority. So Poland today is ashomogeneous as its ever been in its history. Poles make up around97% of the population, the largest minoritys are Germans 0.4%,Silesians 0.4%, Belarusians 0.1%, nearly all of whom are regionalminoritys. Their are however recent Russian immigrants who numberat around 30,000, Vietnamese 45,000, also 10,000 Afghan refugees,4,500 Blacks, other smaller regional minoritys of Tartars, Limpos,Lithuanians, Roma, also a small Armenian population of around4,000, and around 16,000 foreign students living temporarily inPoland to study. Non indengoius groups in Poland live 100% ineither Warsaw or Krakow. (MORE)
Czahary is a small village southeast of Zbaratz. Found within the borders of the Ukraine today, on Google Maps you can see a village labled Chahari-Zbaratz'ki. North 49Â° 36' 34.55", East 25Â° 54' 50.40"
Poland is in eastern Europe. It has land boundaries with other countries to the west, south and east. However, to the north is the Baltic Sea.
No. SolidarnoÅÄ (Solidarity) is a Right-Wing Party in Polish Politics (which makes it roughly equivalent to the American Democrats). It was formed by Trade Unionists to oppose the Communist Party of Poland before the Iron Curtain Fell in 1989. Since that point, it has moved to Center Right …and lost a lot of its connections with the Trade Unions. (MORE)
the Head-of-State is a President of the Republic of Poland. After the death of former president Lech Kaczynski, the post is temporary occupied by the parliament's speaker Grzegorz Schetyna. New president, Bronislaw Komorowski is already chosen as a President-elect waiting for his oath.
Personally, hams , vodka , beer, crystal and glass , and collectible art pottery and semi-precious stone jewelry.
The biggest one is the Airport of Frederic Chopin in Warsaw. There is also one in Cracow ( Airport of John Paul II), Katowice, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Poznan, Rzeszow, Lodz, Szczecin, Bydgoszcz and Zielona Gora.
The language of Poland is Polish. For example: Jestem z Polski - means "i'm from Poland".
Poland has a mixture of summer and winter sports which are played both competitively and for leisure. Some sports include track and field, table tennis, canoeing, swimming, skiing, soccer and horseback riding.
there are many. to the west is Germany to the south is the Czech republic and Slovakia to the east is Ukraine, belarus to the north is prussia just look at a map
Most of the Northern part of the country is gently rolling plains that are hilly in spots but much more low-lying in general, similar territory to northern Germany and Denmark. It gets much hillier in the South Central and Southern parts of the country.
Poland itself is not at war, although Polish army is known to aid the American or EU militaries in situations which require external help, for example in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Although it's not a typical Polish dish, you can easily get it in most of the kebab shops.
This is a subjective question. But yes, a lot of people considerPoland a beautiful country.
first answer: nazis second more correct answer: Nazi Germany began the invasion of Poland on 1 Sept. 1939, however the Soviet Union joined Germany in the invasion on 17 Sept. 1939. A conquered Poland was divided between the two invaders. Then at the end of the war, when Germany was defeated, Polan…d (an ally) was not freed by the Soviets, instead it was occupied & turned into a puppet of the Soviets. (MORE)