Poland is a large country with an terrestrial area of close to 312,000km² and a marine area exceeding 33,000km². In the north part of the country alongside the Baltic coast there are several lagoons and the Masurian lake district. The southern borders are dominated by the Sudete and Tatra mountains. It is bordered by 7 other countries. The highest point is Rysy at 2,499m. Poland has a population of 37.6 million people and a population density of 122.9 people per km².


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