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author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb


Location:
- Central Europe;
- Neighbours: Slovakia, Czechia, Germany, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine.

Climate:
- temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation;
- mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers.

Natural hazards:
- destructive earthquakes;


Macro indicators (* 2018 estimates)
Surface:312,696km2
Population*:-million
GDP*:-EUR billion
GDP/capita*:-EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2004


Currency: Zloty
Code: PLN
Since: 1994

Exchange rates at December 31st:

1 EUR = 4.3000 PLN (2018)
1 EUR = 4.1709 PLN (2017)
1 EUR = 4.4240 PLN (2016)
1 EUR = 4.2615 PLN (2015)
1 EUR = 4.2623 PLN (2014)
1 EUR = 4.1472 PLN (2013)
1 EUR = 4.0882 PLN (2012)
1 EUR = 4.4168 PLN (2011)
1 EUR = 3.9603 PLN (2010)


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Statistics

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Latest news


POLAND: KNF drew attention over Motor insurance premiums

The Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) emphasized the adequacy of motor insurance premiums, for class 3 (Casco/Motor Hull) and class 10 (mandatory MTPL), since this group constitutes a significant part of the Polish market portfolio.

POLAND: Warta implementing two A.I. projects

Poland-based insurance company Warta is working on two artificial intelligence solutions aiming to improve interactions between the company and customers for claims reporting. The software uses voice and image recognition and will be fully operational in the second half of this year.











VIG completes the acquisition of GOTHAER TU in Poland

Austrian insurer VIG expanded its non-life presence on the Polish market by acquiring 100% shares of GOTHAER Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen (Gothaer TU). The transaction was closed on 28th February 2019 following approval by the local authorities.