Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Poland, Warsaw Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of Poland.

Location: Poland is in Central Europe, east of Germany.

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

Country Terrain: Mostly flat plain; mountains along southern border.

Major Languages: Polish.

Major Religions: Christianity.

Country Population: 38.1 million (2008 est.) 38.1 million (2009 est.).

Country Economy: The economy of Poland is considered to be one of the healthiest economies of the post-communist countries, and is currently the fastest growing country within the EU.

Currency: Polish Zloty (PLN).

Country Inflation: 4.2% (2008 est.) 3.4% (2009 est.).

City: Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland.

City Economy: Warsaw is home to many national institutions and government agencies, as well as to many domestic and international companies. Warsaw produces 12% of Poland's national income. Warsaw has the biggest concentration of electronics and high-tech industry in Poland.
Cost of Living: Warsaw has an overall cost of living index which equates it with middle cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups. Warsaw is currently ranked 129 overall, most expensive place in the world for expatriates to live, out of 282 international locations.

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