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Key facts about Poland

Poland is located in Central Europe and is bordered by Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Germany.

Poland has been a member of the EU since 2004

It has a population of approximately 38.5 million people. The capital city is Warsaw that has a population of approximately 1.7 million inhabitants.

Poland is part of the Schengen Zone.

The currency is the Polich Zloty (PLN)

The international dialling code can be found here

The top exports of Poland are machinery, electronic equipment, vehicles, furniture, and plastics.

The top imports of Poland are machinery and transport equipment, intermediate manufactured goods, chemicals, minerals, fuels and lubricants.

Useful Links


Embassy information for Poland

World Bank

A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business in Poland. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.

Sea Ports

Details of sea ports from


Details of Polish airports

Tax & VAT

Tax & VAT details

Enterprise Ireland
SME United

Details of local SME organisations

Map of Poland