Fact #1 - Origin
The country name "Poland" comes from the tribe "Polanie" and means "people living in open fields."
Fact #2 - Synchronization
All films in Poland are dubbed by a single man who reads a translation of the text.
Fact #3 - Amber
Baltic amber is one of the most traded ambers in the world, and Poland is one of the largest exporters.
Fact #4 - Marie Curie
Marie Curie comes from Poland and was called Marie Sklodowska before her wedding. She was the first Nobel Prize winner.
Fact #5 - Surnames
The surnames in Polish depend on the sex. For example, if a father is called Kowalski, his daughter is called Kowalska.
Fact #6 - Transmission tower Konstantynów
The Konstantynów transmission tower was erected in 1974. Until its collapse, it was the highest building in the world, and the second-highest ever erected.
Fact #7 - The biggest castle
Marienburg Castle is the largest castle in the world in terms of area and is located in the small town of Malbork in the north of the country.
Fact #8 - Complex history
Do you love Game of Thrones? Then read Polish History. Between 1600 and 1945 Poland was occupied 43 times or fought for independence.
Fact #9 - Complicated language
Polish is one of the most difficult languages in the world, especially when it comes to pronunciation.
Fact #10 - Strong men
Polish men are among the strongest in the world, at least in competitions. They have won most of the "Strongest Man in the World" titles.