Poland has a Democratic Republic/Limited Government. Poland is governed under the constitution of 1997. The president, who is the head of state, is popularly elected for a five-year term and is eligible for a second term. The prime minister, who is the head of government, is appointed by the president
Polish is a Western Slavonic language with about 40 million speakers mainly in Poland. There are also significant Polish communities in Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine, and significant numbers of Polish speakers in many other countries, including the Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia, Latvia, Romania, the UK and USA. Polish is closely related to Kashubian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian, Czech and Slovak.
Similarities and Differences between the U.S. and Poland
Poland's major physical features are cliffs and sand dunes
The Oder, Vistula and Warta are the country's major rivers. Numerous small lakes dot the far northeast. Fronted by the Baltic Sea in the north