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Last verified: Monday, 19. August 2019 at 07:23 AM

Poland Travel Advisory

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Local Situation: 1.4 / 5

Travelling Poland is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.7 / 5

Poland shares a land border with 7 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Poland), the Advisory Index is 1.7 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Ukraine (2.9), Russia (2.1), Germany (1.7), Czech Republic (1.4), Lithuania (1.4), Belarus with 1.3 and Slovakia with 1.3 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Poland from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.4 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: New Zealand

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Exercise normal safety and security precautions in Poland.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/poland

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions in Poland.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/poland-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Malta

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Mestadels tryggt resmål. Trafiken största faran.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/PL

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Brug din sunde fornuft og vær opmærksom på mistænkelig adfærd, som du ville være det, hvis du var i Danmark. De fleste danskere oplever ingen problemer under besøg i Polen. Du bør dog være opmærksom pga. risikoen for lomme- og tasketyverier.

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/polen/

About Poland

Poland with its capital Warsaw is a country in Europe (Eastern Europe), slightly smaller than New Mexico (312,685 km²). The country is located Central Europe, east of Germany. The climate can be described as temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation; mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers. The landscape is mostly flat plain; mountains along southern border. With a population of about 38.5 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Warsaw
Population about 38.5 million
Size 312.685 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than New Mexico
Common languages Polish
Currency Zloty (short: PLN)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +48
Internet Top Level Domain .pl
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 PL
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 POL
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 616

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Poland is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution remains serious because of emissions from coal-fired power plants and the resulting acid rain has caused forest damage
  • as is disposal of hazardous wastes
  • decreased emphasis on heavy industry and increased environmental concern by post-communist governments has improved environment
  • water pollution from industrial and municipal sources is also a problem

Natural hazzards

  • flooding

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Poland. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. beverages
  2. chemicals
  3. coal mining
  4. food processing
  5. glass
  6. iron
  7. machine building
  8. shipbuilding
  9. steel
  10. textiles

Agriculture products

  1. dairy
  2. eggs
  3. fruits
  4. pork
  5. potatoes
  6. poultry
  7. vegetables
  8. wheat

Polish Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Poland.

Export products

  1. food
  2. intermediate manufactured goods
  3. live animals
  4. machinery
  5. miscellaneous manufactured goods
  6. transport equipment

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. fuels
  3. intermediate manufactured goods
  4. lubricants
  5. machinery
  6. minerals
  7. related materials
  8. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Poland?

Poland is currently rated at 1,4 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 5 official sources. Travelling Poland is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Poland in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Poland.

How many travel advisories do you know for Poland?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 5 individual sources for Poland.

What is the size of Poland?

Poland has a size of 312,685 km² or 120,728 mi² which is slightly smaller than New Mexico.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.