Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe, covering an area of 312,696 km of land. It has a population of nearly 38.5 million people. The capital of Poland is Warsaw, and other major cities include Krakow, Lodz, and Gdansk.

90% of people in Poland identify as Christian, with 6% of people saying they do not identify with any religion, 3% choosing not to answer and only 1% of people belonging to various other religions.

Poland was once home to over 3 million Jews, 90% of whom were killed in the Holocaust, along with another 1.8-2.8 million ethnic Poles. After the war, the Soviet Union instituted a new communist government in Poland which ruled from 1947-1989.

Today, Poland is a developed market and is the sixth-largest economy in the European Union, of which it is a member. 

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