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Poland is part of Europe with main city at Warsaw. Official language is Polish. Poland uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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πŸ’± Currencies Used

Poland uses the Polish z?oty (symbol: z?), code PLN.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 z?otys. Z?oty is subdivided into 100 groszs. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 z?otys and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 groszs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Poland. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Poland is on average 11.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Poland is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 23.80 PLN, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 6 telecoms: Aero2, Orange, Play, Plus, Sferia or T-Mobile. Poland uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Poland upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Poland, dial +, then 48 (the country code for Poland), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Poland, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 85 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Poland uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Poland you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 140 km/h (86 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

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Last updated: June 17, 2019