Flag of Poland (GIF)

The Polish flag consists of two horizontal bands of equal width, white on top and red on the bottom. These two colors are defined as the national colors in the Polish constitution, and the colors were adopted in 1831. The white color represents peace and hope, while the red represents the struggle for freedom. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 5:8, and the current version of the flag was adopted on January 31, 1980.

Its coat of arms features a crowned white eagle on a red shield, used since the first dynasties of Poland in the 12th century.

The Poland flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Poland, officially known as the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. Its capital is Warsaw, and its population is about 38,434,000.

The waving flag of Poland with its coat of arms (unofficial)

Capital and largest city:Warsaw (pop. 1,778,000)
Other major cities:Kraków (771,000)
Łódź (685,000)
Wrocław (641,000)
Official languages:Polish
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:98% Polish
2% others
Religion:87.58% Roman Catholic
7.10% Undeclared
1.28% Other faiths
2.41% Irreligious
1.63% Not stated
Demonym:Polish, Pole
Area:312,696 km²
(120,733 sq mi)
Currency:Polish złoty

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Poland (Polish: Flaga i herb Polski), GIF

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