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Republic of POLAND

Flag or Logo since 1993-02-19
Rzeczpospolita POLSKA (pl) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Jose Manuel Barroso
(ruler of EUROPEAN UNION since 2004-11-22)

President Lech Kaczynski
(ruler of POLAND since 2005-12-23)
Capitals & administrative places: Warsaw a
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
Official & national languages: Polish (pl) .


POLAND POLISH Republic  (Warsaw)

16 Regionalized Divisions:

GREATER POLAND GREATER POLAND Voivodeship  (Poznan)Local: Województwo WIELKOPOLSKIE (pl)  (Poznań)
HOLY CROSS HOLY CROSS Voivodeship  (Kielce)Local: Województwo ŚWIĘTOKRZYSKIE (pl)  (Kielce)
KUYAVIA-POMERANIA KUYAVIAN-POMERANIAN Voivodeship [Cuiavia-Pomerania]  (Bydgoszcz + Torun)Local: Województwo KUJAWSKO-POMORSKIE (pl)  (Bydgoszcz + Toruń)
LESSER POLAND LESSER POLAND Voivodeship  (Cracow)Local: Województwo MALOPOLSKIE (pl)  (Kraków)
LODZ LODZ Voivodeship  (Lodz)Local: Województwo ŁÓDZKIE (pl)  (Łódź)
LOWER SILESIA LOWER SILESIAN Voivodeship  (Wroclaw)Local: Województwo DOLNOŚLĄSKIE (pl)  (Wrocław)
LUBLIN LUBLIN Voivodeship  (Lublin)Local: Wojewodztwo LUBELSKIE (pl)  (Lublin)
LUBUS LUBUS Voivodeship  (Gorzow Wielkopolski + Zielona Gora)Local: Województwo LUBUSKIE (pl)  (Gorzów Wielkopolski + Zielona Góra)
MASOVIA MASOVIAN Voivodeship  (Warsaw)Local: Województwo MAZOWIECKIE (pl)  (Warszawa)
OPOLE OPOLE Voivodeship  (Opole)Local: Województwo OPOLSKIE (pl)  (Opole)
PODLASHIA PODLASHIA Voivodeship  (Bialystok)Local: Województwo PODLASKIE (pl)  (Białystok)
POMERANIA POMERANIA Voivodeship  (Gdansk)Local: Województwo POMORSKIE (pl) + PÒMÒRSCZÉ Wòjewództwò (csb)  (Gdańsk)
SILESIA SILESIAN Voivodeship  (Katowice)Local: Województwo ŚLĄSKIE (pl)  (Katowice)
SUBCARPATHIA SUBCARPATHIAN Voivodeship  (Rzeszow)Local: Województwo PODKARPACKIE (pl)  (Rzeszów)
WARMIA-MASURIA WARMIAN-MASURIAN Voivodeship  (Olsztyn)Local: Województwo WARMIŃSKO-MAZURSKIE (pl)  (Olsztyn)
WEST POMERANIA WEST POMERANIAN Voivodeship  (Szczecin)Local: Województwo ZACHODNIOPOMORSKIE (pl)  (Szczecin)

Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

ARIFJAN ZONES Military Bases of ARIFJAN ZONES  (Camp Arifjan)Local: Military Bases of ARIFJAN ZONES (en) + Qawaeid Askariat lil-MANATIQ ARYFJAN : قواعد عسكرية للمناطق عريفجان (ar)  (Camp Arifjan)
NATO BYDGOSZCZ Joint Force Training Centre Bydgoszcz : JFTC  (Bydgoszcz)Local: Joint Force Training Centre Bydgoszcz : JFTC (en) + Centre de Formation des Forces Interarmées Bydgoszcz : CFFI (fr)  (Bydgoszcz)
NATO NORTHEAST Multinational Corps NORTHEAST  (Szczecin)Local: Multinational Corps NORTHEAST (en) + Wielonarodowy Korpus PÓŁNOCNO-WSCHODNI (pl)  (Szczecin)
RAMSTEIN Component Command-Air Ramstein : CC AIR  (Ramstein)Local: Component Command-Air Ramstein : CC AIR (en) + Composante de Commande Aérienne Ramstein : CC AIR (fr)  (Ramstein)

96 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)

AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANTARCTICA Antarctic Treaty System : ATS  ((Buenos Aires))
ASIA-EUROPE Asia-Europe Meeting : ASEM  (Beijing + Singapore)
BALTIC SEA Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission : HELCOM  (Helsinki)
BALTIC SEA STATES Secretariat of the Council of The Baltic Sea States : CBSS  (Stockholm)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
CENTRAL EUROPE Central European Initiative : CEI  (Trieste)
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research : CERN  (Meyrin)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CIVIL STATUS International Commission of Civil Status : ICCS  (Strasbourg)
CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe : CFE  (Vienna)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
ENERGY Energy Charter Treaty : ECT  (Lisbon)
EURATOM European Atomic Energy Community : EAEC  (Brussels)
EURO-ATLANTIC Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council : EAPC  (Sintra)
EUROCONTROL European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation : EUROCONTROL  (Brussels-Haren)
EUROPE Council of Europe : CE  (Strasbourg)
EUROPEAN BANK European Bank for Reconstruction and Development : EBRD  (London)
EUROPEAN PATENT European Patent Organisation : EPORG  (Munich)
EUROPEAN SCIENCE European Science Foundation : ESF  (Strasbourg)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HUMANITARIAN LAW International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission : IHFFC  (Berne)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBEC International Bank for Economic Co-operation : IBEC  (Moscow)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY International Energy Agency : IEA  (Paris)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
INTERSPUTNIK International Organization of Space Communications INTERSPUTNIK  (Moscow)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
KOREAN PENINSULA Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization : KEDO  (New York)
MEDITERRANEAN UNION Union for the Mediterranean : UFM  (Barcelona)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
MIGRATION POLICY International Centre for Migration Policy Development : ICMPD  (Vienna)
MISSILES Missile Technology Control Regime : MTCR  (Paris)
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO Alliance  (Brussels)
NATO ASSEMBLY North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly : NATO-PA  (Brussels)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development : OECD  (Paris)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OPEN SKIES Treaty on Open Skies : OS  (Helsinki)
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe : OSCE  (Vienna)
PANEUROPA International Paneuropean Union : IPU  (Vienna)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
ROMS International Romani Union : IRU  (Prague)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SLAVIALAND Organization of the Slavic Union : SLAVIALAND  (Helsinki)
SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE Regional Cooperation Council : RCC  (Sarajevo)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODA United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs : UNODA [Conference on Disarmament]  (Geneva)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
VISEGRAD GROUP Visegrad Group : VISEGRAD FOUR  (Visegrad)
WASSENAAR ARRANGEMENT The WASSENAAR ARRANGEMENT on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies  (Vienna)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres + Saint Cloud)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

NATO BYDGOSZCZ Joint Force Training Centre Bydgoszcz : JFTC  (Bydgoszcz)
NATO NORTHEAST Multinational Corps NORTHEAST  (Szczecin)

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