Australia  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

Warsaw

Capital of Poland

Warsaw    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Warsaw: Capital of Poland
Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. The metropolis stands on the Vistula River in east-central Poland and its population is officially estimated at 1.78 million residents within a greater metropolitan area of 3.1 million residents, which makes Warsaw the 8th most-populous capital city in the European Union. The city limits cover 516.9 square kilometres (199.6 sq mi), while the metropolitan area covers 6,100.43 square kilometres (2,355.39 sq mi). Warsaw is an alpha global city, a major international tourist destination, and a significant cultural, political and economic hub. Its historical Old Town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Poland's foreign ministry condemns attack on Israeli students

Poland's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned violence against a group of Israeli students beaten at a Warsaw nightclub early on Saturday, following criticism that Polish leaders are not doing enough..
Reuters - Published

Pence says U.S. will continue to support Ukraine

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Sunday Washington will continue to support Ukraine, after meeting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Warsaw.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Warsaw

Polish Speed climber beats lift in neon night race [Video]Polish Speed climber beats lift in neon night race

Poland's 2016 world speed climbing champion Marcin Dzienski took just 12.12 seconds to beat a lift up 23 metres in Warsaw. In this stunt he raced an illuminated elevator on the outside of the Westin..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Lift off! Polish Speed climber beats lift in race [Video]Lift off! Polish Speed climber beats lift in race

Poland's 2016 world speed climbing champion Marcin Dzienski beats a lift in 12.12 seconds

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:03Published

World leaders mark 80th anniversary of WW2 in Warsaw [Video]World leaders mark 80th anniversary of WW2 in Warsaw

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence joined Polish leaders on Sunday (September 1) to commemorate 80 years since the start of World War Two in Poland, where the conflict..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Berlin and Warsaw hold pro-LGBT parades [Video]Berlin and Warsaw hold pro-LGBT parades

Thousands of people marched in Berlin and Warsaw on Saturday in support of LGBT rights on Saturday.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:32Published

 

Warsaw, Washington agree on locations for new U.S. troops in Poland

Warsaw and Washington have agreed on six locations for new U.S. troops to be stationed in Poland, the country's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday, a day after Donald Trump canceled a..
Reuters - Published

Trump says he will visit Poland

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would visit Poland, which is hosting events later this year in Warsaw to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Nazi invasion of the country during World War..
Reuters - Published

Polish rights campaigners gather in Warsaw to condemn homophobic violence

Over 1,000 people gathered in Warsaw on Saturday in support of LGBT rights a week after the first pride march in the city of Bialystok was marred by violence.
Reuters - Published

Poland says Trump to attend World War Two event in Warsaw

Poland said on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump would attend events in Warsaw marking the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the country - though the White House said the trip was not yet..
Reuters - Published

Next EU executive won't let Poland, Hungary off hook on democracy: diplomats

The European Union's next executive will keep up forceful pressure on Poland and Hungary over rule of law deficiencies, diplomats and officials said on Thursday, countering the hopes of Warsaw's ruling..
Reuters - Published

Poland praises likely new EU Commission head, eyes better ties with Brussels

Poland's foreign minister praised the "non-confrontational" style of the EU's nominee to head the next European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and signalled that he looked forward to improved ties..
Reuters - Published

Adviser to EU top court doubts Polish judiciary's independence

An adviser to Europe's top court said on Thursday that a supreme court reform in Poland could undermine the independence of its judiciary, adding pressure on the Warsaw government to row back on..
Reuters - Published

U.S. will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them 'Fort Trump'

U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday that he will deploy 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia.
Reuters - Published

Warsaw pride parade attracts large crowd amid heated political debate

Tens of thousands of people joined a pride march in Warsaw on Saturday as gay rights continue to become a major issue in Poland's election campaign.
Reuters - Published

Israeli charged with assault for spitting on Polish ambassador

Israeli prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a man accused of spitting on Poland's ambassador, an incident that drew strong condemnation from Warsaw and underscored tensions between the..
Reuters - Published

Polish far-right supporters protest against restitution of Jewish property

Hundreds of far-right supporters marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a U.S. law on the restitution of Jewish property seized during or after World War Two, an issue increasingly featuring..
Reuters - Published

Respect constitution, EU's Tusk tells Polish leaders

European Council President Donald Tusk called on Poland's political leaders to respect the constitution in a speech in Warsaw on Friday, amid speculation that he may return to domestic politics when..
Reuters - Published

EU's Katainen says Article 7 procedure against Poland has had little impact

European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said on Wednesday that the European Union's Article 7 procedure, under which the bloc could sanction Poland over changes affecting the rule of law, had..
Reuters - Published

Poland's Kaczynski says 'no' to the euro as part of election campaign

Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) says 'no' to the euro and believes Warsaw should only adopt the common currency when its economy is as big as Germany's, PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said..
Reuters - Published

Man stabbed to death in Warsaw, police make arrest

Polish police on Thursday detained one man in central Warsaw after another died of stab wounds, but there was no suspicion of a terrorist motive or further danger to citizens, a spokeswoman said.
Reuters - Published

Polish police detain man after one dies after stabbing in Warsaw

Polish police on Thursday detained one man in central Warsaw after another died of stab wounds, a spokeswoman said.
Reuters - Published

EU opens new infringement procedure against Poland over independence of judges

The European Commission opened a new infringement procedure against Poland on Wednesday, saying a new disciplinary regime the right-wing government in Warsaw has introduced for judges dealt a blow to..
Reuters - Published

Poland advocates for a long Brexit delay if deal not passed: PM

Warsaw is ready for another Brexit delay if London fails to ratify the stalled withdrawal agreement on Friday, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said after talks with the bloc's chief negotiator..
Reuters - Published

Poland is ready to agree on another Brexit delay: PM

Warsaw is ready to agree on another Brexit delay if London fails to adopt the withdrawal agreement on Friday, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.
Reuters - Published

Poland likely to bar Holocaust denier, foreign minister says

Warsaw is likely to refuse Holocaust denier David Irving entry to Poland later this year, the foreign minister said on Friday, citing local legislation that bans denying the genocide.
Reuters - Published

Polish court staff seek higher pay in pre-vote tussle for welfare cash

Thousands of workers at Polish courts and prosecutors' offices took to the streets of Warsaw on Tuesday to demand better pay and working conditions as different sectors compete for state welfare..
Reuters - Published

You Might Like


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.