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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 1.8 million residents within a greater metropolitan area of 3.1 million residents, which makes Warsaw the 7th most-populous capital city in the European Union. The city limits cover 517.24 square kilometres (199.71 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.

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U.S. and Poland set to sign defence pact [Video]

U.S. and Poland set to sign defence pact

[NFA] U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrived in Warsaw on Saturday morning to sign the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with Poland's President Andrzej Duda. The deal will mean the..

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Poland's Anti-LGBTQ Movement Sparks Mass Protests [Video]

Poland's Anti-LGBTQ Movement Sparks Mass Protests

Demonstrators turned out in Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday to protest anti-LGBT movement. These views are being promoted by the government as well as the detention of pro-LGBT protesters...

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Istanbul Convention: Poland's plan to quit domestic violence treaty causes concern [Video]

Istanbul Convention: Poland's plan to quit domestic violence treaty causes concern

Human rights experts are calling on Warsaw to change course – and on the European Union to toughen up.View on euronews

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Polish gay activists' fears after Duda vote win [Video]

Polish gay activists' fears after Duda vote win

For Jakub Kwiecinski and Dawid Mycek, Polish gay couple and LGBT activists, the election win of incumbent president Andrzej Duda comes with fear and disappointment. Joe Davies reports.

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Duda re-elected in Poland as new EU battles loom [Video]

Duda re-elected in Poland as new EU battles loom

Polish President Andrzej Duda has won five more years in power on a deeply conservative platform after a closely fought election that is likely to deepen the country's isolation in the European Union...

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Poles vote in knife-edge presidential election [Video]

Poles vote in knife-edge presidential election

Incumbent president Andrezj Duda is facing off against liberal Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski in a presidential election that could determine Poland's future relationship with the European Union. David..

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What does Duda's victory mean for EU-Poland relations? [Video]

What does Duda's victory mean for EU-Poland relations?

Brussels and Warsaw have long clashed over judicial reforms in Poland. Is that set to continue? View on euronews

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Poland presidential election: Duda heading for run-off against Warsaw mayor Trzaskowski [Video]

Poland presidential election: Duda heading for run-off against Warsaw mayor Trzaskowski

Poland presidential election: Duda heading for run-off against Warsaw mayor Trzaskowski

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Poland presidential election: Is Warsaw's pro-EU mayor a real threat to incumbent Andrzej Duda? [Video]

Poland presidential election: Is Warsaw's pro-EU mayor a real threat to incumbent Andrzej Duda?

Poland presidential election: Is Warsaw's pro-EU mayor a real threat to incumbent Andrzej Duda?

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