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Warsaw is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula River roughly 370 kilometers (230 mi) from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. An older spelling of Warsaw in Polish is Warszewa or Warszowa, meaning "owned by Warsz". Folk etymology attributes the city name to a fisherman Wars and his wife Sawa. Actually, Warsz was a nobleman (12th/13th century) who owned a village located at the site of today's Mariensztat neighbourhood. The official city name in full is The Capital City of Warsaw (Polish: Miasto Stoleczne Warszawa). Warsaw has been known in Latin as Varsovia, in Russian as ???????, in French as Varsovie, and in German as Warschau.
Its population as of 2006 was estimated at 1,700,536, with a metropolitan area of approximately 2,900,000 to 3,000,000 people. The city area is 516.9 square kilometers (199.6 sq mi), with an agglomeration of 6,100.43 square kilometers (2,355.4 sq mi) (Warsaw Metro Area - Obszar Metropolitalny Warszawy). Warsaw is the 8th biggest city in the European Union. A native or resident of Warsaw is called Varsovian. Warsaw straddles the Vistula River. It is located in the heartland of the Masovian Plain, and its average altitude is 100 metres (330 ft) above sea level, although there are some hills but they have been artificially developed and located within the confines of the city
The beautiful, historic city of Warsaw is the capital of Poland. It is also the largest city of Poland. The country of Poland is located in Central Europe. In terms of land area, it is ranked sixty ninth in the world and ninth in Europe. It is the thirty forth country in the world in terms of population. It was estimated that by 2009, the population of Poland will be 38,130,302. With a population of 1,706,724, Warsaw is the largest city of Poland in terms of population. The total land area of Warsaw is 517 km square. It is located at an elevation of 330 feet above sea level. With a population of 1,706,724, it was the eighth largest city of Europe. For many years, Warsaw was referred to as Old and Second Paris. It was the hub of all cultural activity of not only Poland but the whole European continent. As per the Russian stats of 1800s, Warsaw was home to some 219,000 Jews. That makes up about 35 % of the total population at that time. Due to this very reason, Warsaw saw the wrath of the Germans in the World War II and the city was completely destroyed. It came to be known as the phoenix city when it was rebuilt. Ever since it has seen many important events, such are the Warsaw Pact, Treaty of Warsaw etc. The climate of the city is continental humid. Winters are cold with an average temperature below freezing point. Summers are pleasantly cool enough. July and August are the hottest month with an average temperature of 18.59 C. June and July are the wet most months in terms of precipitation with almost 7 inches annually. Being the capital of Poland, reaching the city is no problem has Warsaw has several airports and railway stations. The public transport is excellent as well.
Brodno were one of the first people to be settled in the Warsaw area, in 9th and 10th century. Followed by Jazdows who came in the 12th and 13th century. By the 16th Century, Warsaw was well-established city with an executive. Warsaw was annexed by Prussia in 1795. When Napoleon conquered the city in 1806, it became the capital of a new country known as the Duchy of Warsaw. 19th Century was the golden age for the city as it never stopped growing, never stopped developing. When Poland was founded in 1918, it was happy to have the flourishing city of Warsaw as its capitol and the city saw the country through it hard times of the Battle of Warsaw. The city saw the massacre of hundreds of Jews in 1943 when the Nazi forces came in to power. The Red Army came in 1944. It is said that almost 200,000 people were killed in Warsaw alone during these two years of war. But the city rose from its ashes and stands proud as any other modern European country. For this very reason, it is rightly called the phoenix city.
Just like any other European city, the culture of Warsaw is heavily influenced by both Eastern and Western culture. The proof of this is explicit in the local folklore, architecture and arts. Being neighbors with France and Italy, the local cousin has been influenced by both cooking styles. Pork chops, kielbasa, flackzki are some of the famous Polish cuisines which offer a mouth watering treat in the capitol city of Warsaw. In terms of architecture, the city is truly one in a million. Renaissance City Hall in Poznan, Church of SS. Peter and Paul in Krak?w, Branicki Palace and Izrael Poznanski Palace in L?dz are truly magnificent pieces of art and a wonderful site to behold. Warsaw is a place where you can see Europe in its full swing. The city oozes life which is exactly what the Germans tried to take away from it. Today, the city has embraced its history and managed to race with the rest of the Europe and matched their pace. Without a doubt, Warsaw is one of the capitols of the World and a place of wonder. Feast your eyes on this beautiful city this summer. It is our promise that you won't regret it. Get your Warsaw tickets from us today!