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Fun facts about Poland

Here are some fun facts you probably do not know about Poland:

• The national symbol of Poland is the White Tailed Eagle
• Polish officers use a two-finger salute
• The name day is more important than the birthday for Polish people (local calendars often contain the names that are celebrated on a certain day and month)
• Polish people peel bananas from the blossom and not from the stem end
• The highest mountain is named Rysy, has a height of 2,499 meter and is situated in the Tatra Mountains
• For dogs the name ‘Burek’ is very popular. It literally means brownish grey colour
• If you order pizza in Poland you get the tomato sauce separately in a pitcher
• Every year a festival is held in Wroclaw where they host horse archery and medieval dances for locals and tourists
• In Poland toilet paper is made of crepe
• Poland residents, out of all the members of the European Union, marry the youngest
• The largest households of the European Union can be found in Poland
• Polish persons have won a total of 16 Nobel Prizes, till this date
• The first person to theorize that the Earth was not the centre of the universe was the famous Polish astronomer Nicolas Copernicus

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