Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The geographical position of Poland

Poland has a favorable geographical position, which allows a country to attract tourists all year round. In summer there are excellent conditions for beach holidays and winter tourists flock to the ski resorts in Poland.
The country is located in Eastern Europe. Poland, the area of ​​which amounts to 312.7 thousand square meters. km, is bordered on the north-east of the Kaliningrad region of Russia and Lithuania, in the south - with the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the east - with Belarus and Ukraine, and in the west - with Germany. In the north of Poland is washed by the Baltic Sea.
Relief of Poland, mostly flat, but it is diverse. Located in the north elevation of the Baltic Islands and extensive coastal lowlands with many glacial lakes. South-west of Poland occupied Sudeten Mountains with the highest point - Mount Sněžkou altitude 1605 meters South of the country surround Carpathians Tatras, Beskids and Bieszczady. The highest point - Mount Rysy, altitude of 2499 m in the Tatras. The central part of Poland is flat. Here there are many rivers and lakes. Baltic coast (Leba) employs magnificent beaches covered dunes and bays and lakes. The largest lake - Śniardwy. Its area - about 113 square kilometers

Quick Facts about Poland

Poland is one of the most popular European countries. Tourists come for the soul rest in Poland, due to its great natural resources, the unique culture, history and monuments. It is here you can enjoy the sea, the salty breeze, sand dunes, and rising above the Teutonic castle in the distance. Species of great beauty gives Poland visitors.
In the summer of Poland offers tourists a great opportunity for a beach holiday on the Baltic coast, and on the Masurian Lakes. In winter, visitors can visit the ski resorts in the country, known far beyond its borders.
Poland is located in the heart of Europe. On the north by the waters of the Baltic Sea, bordered by Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia. Also, through the economic zone in the Baltic Sea Poland borders with areas of Denmark and Sweden.
Poland is a member of the European Union and NATO. Poland consists of 16 provinces, the province, in turn, are divided into the county, and poviats - in the commune.
The population is about 38 million people. Poland is the mono-country in the world. More than 96 percent of the population identify themselves as ethnic Poles. Official language - Polish. The main religion - Roman Catholicism. Also in Poland lived Orthodox, Lutherans, grekokatoliki, Calvinists and Jews.

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Literary Festival "Night Detective" in Vienna

September 18 in Vienna to host literary festival "Night of the detective." The festival program includes author readings, presentations of new crime novels as Austrian and foreign writers. The venue of the festival will be the tradition of Viennese coffee houses. Since neither novel Austrian writers do without describing the Austrian and Viennese cuisine cafe. According to the organizer of the festival Eva Rossmann: "For the authors - is a great joy to read his work in his actions and to get acquainted with its readers."

This year's literary readings will participate writer Jussi Adler-Olsen of Denmark, he will present his new novel, "Contempt", Jan Arnaldo, Swedish writer, working under the pseudonym Arne Dahl, read excerpts from his novel "Thirst" and the American writer Daniel Vudrel .

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Attractions Norway

Norway is famous all over the world not only for its natural resources, but also because of attractions that make the country one of the most popular tourist destinations.
Fjords are the calling card of Norway. Bergen is called the "Gateway fjord" and "the city between the seven mountains", but because it is popular with tourists from around the world. Western coast of Norway fjords impossible without creating breathtaking scenery.
Tourists visiting Norway, also can not get around his attention Røros town, located in the central part of the country. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Technology capital of Norway or the Silicon Valley of the country is the city Trondheim, with a history spanning more than a thousand years.
Norway's capital Oslo has numerous historical and cultural monuments. You can visit the castle and the Akershus Fortress, built in 1300. Lovers of Scandinavian history and culture attracts the Viking Ship Museum, a unique log cabin church Fantoft Museum and Edvard Munch.
Also located in Norway's largest medieval building in Scandinavia, where the Norwegian kings were crowned. This is - the famous Nidaros Cathedral.


Popular cities in Norway

Norway offers visitors a unique opportunity for an unforgettable stay. Cities differ in Norway for its spectacular scenery and cultural treasures.
Norway's capital is the city of Oslo, which attracts a lot of tourists. The city, situated on the banks of the three bays - Verkvika, Pipervika and Frogner, home to about 470,000 people. Oslo is the main industrial and transport and cultural center of the country. Here tourists can find entertainment for all tastes. Tourists arriving in Oslo, first of all, go to the famous street Karl Johan and Aker Brygge wharf. Oslo also offers visitors a huge number of attractions, including: the Viking Ship Museum, the Museum of the schooner "Fram", Museum of the raft "Kon-Tiki", the Norwegian Folk Museum, the National Gallery, the Vigeland Park, Museum of History of skiing in Holmenkolene and Akershus Fortress.
Oslo is not inferior to the popularity and the Norwegian city of Bergen, which is one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Historical and geographical features of the city make it one of the most popular in the country.
Also popular among tourists are the city of Norway is Stavanger, Trondheim, Tromso and Alesund.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Quick Facts about Norway

Norway - a country in Northern Europe, located in the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, and includes in its membership a large number of neighboring Scandinavia smaller islands. This is a country for the true romantics, which amazes tourists flooded rivers and magnificent waterfalls, breathtaking. Beautiful landscapes for long remain in the memory of those who visited Norway. They that make the tourists coming back here.
Snowy mountains and green forests, picturesque lakes and amazing fjords, glaciers and ski resorts - all the charm of Norway, it offers tourists. If you are a lover of old legends about the Vikings and trolls or avid angler, Norway - the best travel destination for you.
Norway shares borders with three countries: Sweden, Finland and Russia. Washed by the Norwegian and North Seas. Also washes in the Barents Sea.
Norwegian territory is divided into 19 counties, or provinces. The form of the country is a constitutional monarchy.
Norway is one of the least populated countries in Europe. Its population of5 million people. More than 90% of the population are Norwegians. The largest minority are Arabs. Here they live a few hundred thousand. The official language of the country - Norway. In some communes Troms and Finnmark Sami equates to an official. Currency - Norwegian Krone.