The Republic of Poland is a European country bordered by Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Lithuania and Russia to the north. Poland dates back to over 1,000 years ago and had its golden age towards the end of the 16th century under the Jagiellonian dynasty, when Poland was one of the largest, wealthiest, and most powerful countries in Europe. At the end of the 18th century the country was partitioned by Russia, Austria, and Prussia. It regained independence in 1918, then became a communist satellite state of the Soviet Union after World War II until the fall of communism in the early 90s. In 2004 Poland joined the European Union.
Warsaw photo gallery  - 265 pictures of Warsaw
Jawor Church of Peace photo gallery  - 16 pictures of Jawor Church of Peace
Wroclaw photo gallery  - 36 pictures of Wroclaw
Krakow photo gallery  - 104 pictures of Krakow
265 photos of Warsaw, the capital of Poland, including the old town, churches, palaces, parks, skyscrapers and other photos
16 photos of the Church of Peace in Jawor (Poland), one of the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe
36 photos of Wroclaw, a pleasant city in southwest Poland with a historic centre and a large university
104 photos of Krakow, the ancient capital of Poland on the Vistula river
Auschwitz photo gallery  - 46 pictures of Auschwitz
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
Wieliczka salt mine photo gallery  - 16 pictures of Wieliczka salt mine
46 photos of the Auschwitz concentration camp near Krakow in Poland
13 photos of the monastery in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska located to the southwest of Krakow
16 photos of the Wieliczka salt mine in southern Poland, a UNESCO world heritage site since 1978
Gdansk photo gallery  - 165 pictures of Gdansk
Miscellaneous photos photo gallery  - 7 pictures of Miscellaneous photos
Kazimierz Dolny photo gallery  - 25 pictures of Kazimierz Dolny
Malbork castle photo gallery  - 55 pictures of Malbork castle
165 photos of Gdansk, a Polish city on the Baltic sea
7 miscellaneous photos of Poland
25 photos of Kazimierz Dolny, a small and cute historic city in in east-central Poland
55 photos of Malbork castle, a castle in brick Gothic architecture in northern Poland
Lublin photo gallery  - 86 pictures of Lublin
Torun photo gallery  - 57 pictures of Torun
Masurian lake district photo gallery  - 53 pictures of Masurian lake district
Poznan photo gallery  - 46 pictures of Poznan
86 photos of Lublin, a city in southeast Poland which played a big role in Polish history
57 photos of Torun, a small city in northern Poland with a beautiful historic core
53 photos of the Masurian lake district, a region with over 2000 lakes in northeastern Poland
46 photos of Poznań, a large city in western Poland with an interesting historic core
Lidzbark castle photo gallery  - 38 pictures of Lidzbark castle
Swieta Lipka sanctuary photo gallery  - 23 pictures of Swieta Lipka sanctuary
Wolf's lair photo gallery  - 32 pictures of Wolf's lair
Bialystok photo gallery  - 24 pictures of Bialystok
38 photos of the Lidzbark castle, a well preserved 14th century medieval castle in northeastern Poland
23 photos of the Święta Lipka sanctuary, a pilgrimage site in northeastern Poland
32 photos of the Wolf's Lair, a former military headquarter of Adolf Hitler during World War II
24 photos of Białystok, a city in northeastern Poland where the Branicki palace is located
Bialowieza forest photo gallery  - 72 pictures of Bialowieza forest
Sandomierz photo gallery  - 38 pictures of Sandomierz
Zamosc photo gallery  - 27 pictures of Zamosc
72 photos of the Bialowieza forest, a large primeval forest in eastern Poland
38 photos of Sandomierz, a small historic city in southeastern Poland with a pretty historic core
27 photos of Zamosc, a Renessaince style city in southeast Poland
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