Warsaw is 's capital and largest city, with 1.7 million inhabitants. It is on the Vistula River in the middle of the country. Warsaw's history of rapid development after many wars that ravaged and destroyed the city has earned it a reputation as a "phoenix city", able to recreate itself from the ruins and regain its erstwhile glory every time.
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is the central district of Warsaw, the capital of . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The Old Town and New Town are the two oldest parts of Warsaw. Photo: Olaf1541, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The area to the west of , consisting of the districts of Wola, Ochota and Żoliborz contains many parts of the historic core of Warsaw, . Photo: Zuska, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The districts of Warsaw south of have enjoyed a measurable growth in population numbers… Photo: Arnoldius, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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, originally erected in 1644, is located in , Warsaw, and is one of Warsaw's most famous landmarks as well as the first secular monument in the form of a column in modern history. is situated 2 km north of Warsaw. Photo: Marek and Ewa Wojciechowscy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a museum on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. is situated 2½ km northwest of Warsaw. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.

The Palace on the Isle, also known as Baths Palace, is a classicist palace in Warsaw's Royal Baths Park, the city's largest park, occupying over 76 hectares of the city center. is situated 2½ km southeast of Warsaw. Photo: Wojsyl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Pawiak was a prison built in 1835 in Warsaw, Congress Poland. is situated 2½ km northwest of Warsaw. Photo: Jolanta Dyr, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is the central and historic core of right bank Warsaw, . Photo: Piofol, CC BY 3.0.

Northern Warsaw comprises three predominantly residential districts, with some industry and commerce in the form of shopping centres. Photo: Crusier, CC BY 3.0.

The western part of Warsaw consists of the districts of Bemowo, Ursus and Włochy. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Eastern Warsaw is comprised of the Varsovian districts of Rembertów, Wawer, and Wesoła. Photo: Cezary p, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a neighbourhood in Warsaw's borough of Śródmieście. is situated 2 km north of Warsaw. Photo: Boston9, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.

is a historical housing estate in the of Warsaw, , bordered by the streets Fitrowa, Krzywickiego, Wawelska, Grójecka and . is situated 2 km southwest of Warsaw. Photo: Sunderland, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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