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Useful Information for your Stay in Warsaw

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WHEN BEST TO GO

Warsaw’s main tourist season is between May and September, from the middle of spring until the beginning of autumn, when the climate is at its most favorable.

However, mid-summer is the most popular time to travel to the city as there are many classical and jazz music festivals.

LANGUAGE

The national language is Polish. English is widely understood in tourist areas.

CURRENCY

PLN

EXCHANGE RATE

$1 = PLN 3.40

£1 = PLN 5.31

€1 = PLN 4.44

COUNTRY DIALLING CODE

+48

24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT

Ambulance: 999

Fire services: 998

Police: 997

EMBASSY CONTACTS

US:

Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31,

00-540 Warsaw

+ 48 22 504 2000

 

UK:

ul. Kawalerii 12, 00-468 Warsaw

+ 48 22 311 0000

 

TIME ZONE

GMT +1

POPULATION

1.7 million

RELIGIOUS DEMOGRAPHIC

Christianity is the major religion.

TYPICAL OPENING HOURS

Business hours are traditionally 7am to 3pm Monday to Friday. However, Western influence means that hours are starting to move towards 9am to 5pm.