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Poland Resources

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Basic Information

Capital city: Warsaw
Population: 38.5 million

Click the local Poland time below to see the weather, holidays, and more.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps 1926-1938
Mapy Historyczne
German Empire Dunlop Atlas, 1927/28 (includes parts of Poland)
Polish Gazetteer / Słownik Geograficzny

From the FEEFHS Map Gallery:
German Empire
Austro-Hungarian Empire
Russian Empire - Europe

Index to the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland
Genealogical Gazetteer of Galicia: Expanded Data Edition

Genealogy Links

Polish national archives

Szukaj w Archiwach/Search in Archives (Polish Archives Online Portal)

Geneteka (Indexes to Polish Vital Records)

Skanoteka (Image Scans of Vital Records in Poland)

Poland GenWeb

Polish Roots

Polish Genealogical word List

Polish letter-writing guide

Poznań Project (A marriages database)

Surname Distribution

Wischnitz Parish Registers

116 Noble Polish Family Genealogies

Polish Army in France Records - Haller's Army

Polish Order of the Virtuti Militari Recipients

Michigan Polonia


Internet Polish Genealogical Source

Ksiegi Metrykalne Finding Aid

Polish Children's Home, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Polish Name Database - Lipusz and Borzszkowy

Basic Polish Surname Endings

BLITZ Information Center

Societies and Organizations

Polish Genealogical Society of America

Polish Genealogical Society of Greater Cleveland

Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts

Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan

Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

Polish Genealogical Society of New York State

Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast

Polish Nobility Association Foundation

Polskie Towarzystwo Genealogiczne (Polish Genealogical Association)

Pomorskie Towarzystwo Genealogiczne/Pomeranian Genealogical Association (in Polish)

Silesian Genealogical Society of Wroclaw (in Polish)

Zwiazek Szlachty Polskiej / Association of Polish Nobility

Others Associations with Interest in Poland

East European Genealogical Society

Pomeranian Special Interest Group

Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe

Other Information of Interest

Geonames database

CIA World Factbook

BBC Country Profile

Poland Radio and TV | Radio und TV


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