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 , the capital of .

The area to the west of , consisting of the districts of Wola, Ochota and Żoliborz contains many parts of the historic core of , .

The districts of Warsaw south of have enjoyed a measurable growth in population numbers …

is the central and historic core of right bank , .


The Old Town and New Town are the two oldest parts of .

The western part of Warsaw consists of the districts of Bemowo, Ursus and Włochy.

Eastern Warsaw is comprised of the districts of Rembertów, Wawer, and Wesoła.

Northern Warsaw comprises three predominantly residential districts, with some industry and commerce in the form of shopping centres.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 1,760,000
  • IATA airport code: WAW
  • United Nations Location Code: PL WAW
  • Latitude: 52° 13' 47.4" (52.2298°) north
  • Longitude: 21° 0' 42.2" (21.0117°) east
  • Elevation: 113 meters (371 feet)
  • Wikidata: Warsaw
  • Wikimedia Commons: Warsaw

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Afrikaans: Warskou, Albanian: Varshava, Amharic: ዋርሶው, Arabic: وارسو, Armenian: Վարշավա, Arpitan: Varsovie, Basque: Barsobia, Basque: Varsovia, Belarusian: Варшава, Bosnian: Varšava, Breton: Varsovia, Bulgarian: Варшава, Catalan: Varsòvia, Chinese: 华沙, Chinese: 華沙, Church Slavic: Варшава, Chuvash: Варшава, Croatian: Varšava, Czech: Varšava, Danish: Warszawa, Dutch: Warschau, Esperanto: Varsovio, Estonian: Varssavi, Finnish: Varsova, French: Varsovie, Galician: Varsovia - Warszawa
Georgian: ვარშავა, German: Warschau, Greek: Βαρσοβία, Hebrew: ורשה, Hungarian: Varsó, Icelandic: Varsjá, Ido: Warszawa, Indonesian: Warsawa, Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Varsovia, Irish: Vársá, Italian: Varsavia, Japanese: ワルシャワ, Javanese: Warsawa, Kashubian: Warszawa, Korean: 바르샤바, Latin: Varsovia, Limburgan: Warschau, Lithuanian: Varšuva, Low German: Warschau, Luxembourgish: Warschau, Macedonian: Варшава, Maltese: Varsavja, Marathi: वॉर्सो, Neapolitan: Varsavia, Norwegian: Warszawa, Norwegian Nynorsk: Warszawa
Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܘܪܣܘ, Ossetian: Варшавæ, Persian: ورشو, Polish: Warszawa, Portuguese: Varsóvia, Romanian: Varșovia, Russian: Варшава, Serbian: Варшава, Serbo-Croatian: Varšava, Sicilian: Varsavia, Slovak: Varšava, Slovenian: Varšava, Spanish: Varsovia, Swedish: Warszawa, Tetum: Varsóvia, Thai: วอร์ซอ, Turkish: Varşova, Udmurt: Варшава, Uighur: ۋارشاۋا, Ukrainian: Варшава, Upper Sorbian: Waršawa, Vietnamese: Warszawa, Volapük: Warszawa, Yiddish: ווארשע, Yiddish: װאַרשע, Warszaw
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