Poland

By Brenna

History and culture

Poland had slaves. In the late 1500's Poland and Lithuania joined together and made a larger, stronger, and more powerful country. 200 years later Poland became a weak and poor country from fighting with their neighbors. 21 years after world war 1 Germany and Soviet Union attacked Poland. In 1989 Poland was renamed Republic Of Poland. The symbol of Poland of is a white eagle. The food in Poland is very hearty which kept the people of Poland warm during the cold winters. Clothes in Poland are colorful and decorative. The women of Poland wear skirts with colorful flowers and ribbon. Some women wear their hair in long braids with a wreath of flowers on their head. The men in Poland wear white pants white jackets and a white shirt. The most important holidays are Christmas and Easter. Some industries are manufacturing and mining. The currency of Poland is Zloty. The goverment is republic. The language of Poland is polish

Land

Poland means land of fields. Poland's land is mostly low and flat. The capital of Poland is Warsaw. Poland's neighbors are Lithuania, Slovakia, and the Ezech Republic. Also Ukraine, Belarus, and last but not least Germany. Common animals in Poland are marrmots and reindeer. The forests in Poland are home to wolves, bears, wild pigs and European bison. Many bison were killed in world war 2 for food. Poland is the largest country in Europe. The climate in Poland for the summer can exceed 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The flag of Poland was adopted on Feb. 9, 1990.