Geography

Warsaw, the capital of Poland and is the largest city, is in east-central Poland on both sides of the river Vistula. From 2007 has 1,700,536 inhabitants (about 2.6 million including the metropolitan area) and is the eighth largest city in the European Union. It is transmitted through 516.9 km sq (199.6 square miles) with a population density of 3,289.2 inhabitants / km 2 (8,519.1 / sq mi).

Warsaw is flat land, plains and occasional hills. Geographically in the central-eastern Poland. The city in the heart of the region of Mazovia – the most populous and largest of the 16 regions of Poland. Located in the center of the large lowland (plains of Mazovia). Warsaw, next to a large forest complex just to the western borders – Kampinos Forrest (covered by the National Book Kampinos).

There are no natural barriers around Warsaw; therefore, smog is a very rare phenomenon. However, the same fact was always unfavorable throughout history because it was the military defense of the city is very difficult. What is interesting, Warsaw has many forest areas in their neighborhood as a national park – Kampinoski National Park covers much of the forest Kampinos.

Poland is very close to other European countries such as Russia, Lithuania, Belarus and western Ukraine, Germany and the Czech Republic to the east, Slovakia to the south and the Baltic Sea in the north.

24% of the city area in Warsaw is greenery. After sightseeing in the city it’s worth to visit the attractive tourist destinations surrounding Warsaw to relax in the nature.

City Grounds

Warsaw is a relatively engineered city. When the earth is bombarded during the Second World War, the old historic structure was rebuilt to its original design. Modern buildings and skyscrapers wine were constructed throughout the city. Vistula River runs north-south diagonal through Warsaw. The streets were cleverly planned to accommodate residential neighborhoods, commercial, tourist and natural districts.

Climate

Warsaw has a continental humid climate and it is usually wet city. Snowy and cold during winter when temperatures range from -4 ° C and 6 ° C (25 ° F and 42 ° F) the summer scorches a warmer 9 ° C and 22 ° C (47 ° F and 73 ° F). The rains are scattered throughout the year, but mostly poured in July.

Type of climate in this area is moderate, with a dual element of maritime and continental climate. It is the area where the Atlantic humid air collides with dry air blowing from the interior of Eurasia. This makes quite unpredictable weather in Warsaw. In general, summers are very hot and very cold winters with an average annual temperature of 8 degrees.