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Geography of Poland

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What is the capital city of Poland?
Warsaw
What major sea does Poland border?
Baltic Sea
What is the name of the coastal region on that sea that Poland shares with Germany?
Pomerania
What is the Polish name of Poland?
Polska
What Russian oblast/exclave does Poland border?
Kaliningrad
What is the longest river in Poland?
Vistula
Which mountain range covers the southernmost parts of Poland?
Carpathian
Put on your thinking cap... What bay do the cities of Gdańsk and Gdynia lie on?
Gdańsk Bay
What sparsely populated area on the Polish-Lithuanian border is considered
a vulnerability for the NATO?
Suwałki Gap
In what city can you visit the Jagiellonian University, Wawel Castle and Floriańska Street?
Kraków
Which river makes most of the Polish border with Germany?
Oder
What lagoon, with namesake of a nearby major city, is located at the estuary of that river?
Szczecin Lagoon
What historical region, split between a lower and an upper part,
lies mostly in southwestern Poland?
Silesia
What is the most populous city in the above and on that river?
Wrocław
What is the smallest country that Poland shares a border with?
Slovakia
What historical concentration camp is located in the town of Oświęcim?
Auschwitz
What historical region in southern Poland, shared with large parts of Ukraine,
has the namesake of a northwestern Spanish region?
Galicia
What is the name of Poland's currency?
Złoty
What is a term for a province of Poland?
Voivodeship
What area of sands and gravels was created as a result of human activity,
which began in the Middle Ages, by aggressively clearing forests?
Błędów Desert
3 Comments
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Level 78
Apr 21, 2020
Good quiz - thank you. Could you accept Tatra for the mountain range as that is what the portion of the Carpathians at the Polish-Slovak border is called?
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Level 73
Apr 21, 2020
Added.
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Level 88
Mar 12, 2021
I don't think I've ever had occasion to consider the demonym for an inhabitant of Warsaw. Interesting, thanks.