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

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