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Capital

nombre: Warsaw
coordenadas geográficas: 52 15 N, 21 00 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October

División administrativa

16 provinces (wojewodztwa, singular - wojewodztwo); Dolnoslaskie (Lower Silesia), Kujawsko-Pomorskie (Kuyavia-Pomerania), Lodzkie, Lubelskie (Lublin), Lubuskie (Lubusz), Malopolskie (Lesser Poland), Mazowieckie (Masovia), Opolskie, Podkarpackie (Subcarpathia), Podlaskie, Pomorskie (Pomerania), Slaskie (Silesia), Swietokrzyskie, Warminsko-Mazurskie (Warmia-Masuria), Wielkopolskie (Greater Poland), Zachodniopomorskie (West Pomerania)

Independencia

11 Noviembre 1918 (republic proclaimed); notable earlier dates: A.D. 966 (adoption of Christianity, traditional founding date), 1 Julio 1569 (Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth created)

Constitución

adoptada by the National Assembly 2 Abril 1997; passed por referendo nacional 25 Mayo 1997; efectiva 17 Octubre 1997

Sufragio

18 años de edad; universal

Poder Executivo

jefe de estado: Presidente Bronislaw KOMOROWSKI (desde 6 August 2010)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Donald TUSK (desde 16 November 2007); Deputy Prime Minister Waldemar PAWLAK (desde 16 November 2007)
cabinet: Council of Ministers responsible to the prime minister and the Sejm; the prime minister proposes, the president appoints, and the Sejm approves the Council of Ministers
elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 20 June and 4 July 2010 (next to be held in 2015); prime minister and deputy prime ministers appointed by the president and confirmed by the Sejm
election results: Bronislaw KOMOROWSKI elected president; percent of popular vote - Bronislaw KOMOROWSKI 53%, Jaroslaw KACZYNSKI 47%

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Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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