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  • Poland, Republic
  • Zloty
  • Warsaw
  • of 304 460 sq. km
  • Polish (state)
  • PL (POL) 616

Poland is an exhibiting country the European Union .

National monetary unit of Poland is the Polish zloty equal to 100 groschens. Now in circulation there are denominations of denomination of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 zlotys. All payments in territory of Poland are manufactured exclusively in zlotys.

In 1918-1920 in circulation there were DM (till November, 20th, 1919), Austro-Hungarian crowns (till January, 15th, 1920), rubles (till April, 29th 1920). Till July, 1st, 1924 along with zlotys the Polish marks manufactured by the Polish loan cash desk, and later Issuing management of the Polish exchequer (1 zloty = 1 800 000 marks) addressed. The zloty is injected by the decree from January, 20th, 1924 with a gold content into 0,290323 g of the pure gold, equal to a franc France gold content.

the Flag Poland the Map Poland
the Arms Poland

In days of fascist occupation in Poland two currencies addressed: in territory of a so-called general governorship - the occupational zlotys manufactured by an issuing house in Krakow, and in sawn-off areas from Poland - DM. After clearing of Poland according to the decree from January, 6th, 1945 issuing house zlotys in Krakow (the Krakow notes), and also DM have been interchanged for notes of the Polish national bank.

As a result of currency reform of 1950 cash and bank contributions for the sum over 100 thousand zlotys interchanged on a parity 100: 1, contributions to 100 thousand zlotys, and also the prices, tariffs, wages and tax rates have been counted from account 100:3. As a result of denomination of 1995, the nominal value of zlotys has been reduced in 10 000 times, the name " therefore began to be used; new " (though " " zlotys also named new after their introduction in the cash circulation in 1950, as a result of the previous denomination).

In connection with that that in 2004, Poland was a part of the European union, transferring further is planned with National Polish currency for euro. For this purpose it is necessary to fulfil all requests European Central bank to which the state economy yet does not correspond.

On face sides of notes being in circulation, portraits of governors of Poland are represented: 10 zlotys - Meshko I, the Polish prince accepted Christianity, as the state religion; 20 zlotys - Boleslav I Brave, Polish prince and the king who has aggregated the Polish grounds; 50 zlotys - the king of Poland, Kazimir III Great, the politician and the reformer; 100 zlotys - the king the Polish Vladislav of II Jagajlo, correcting Poland and Lithuania, at him Lithuania has accepted Christianity; 200 zlotys - the prince Lithuanian and the king Polish Sigizmund I, the outstanding patron of art promoting early infiltration of art of the Renaissance to Poland.

Face side of 10 zlotys of Poland
the Back of 10 zlotys of Poland

To carry out exchange it is possible in exchange offices in which accept almost any European currency. To exchange currency, documents at itself to have not necessarily.

Face side of 200 zlotys of Poland
the Back of 200 zlotys of Poland

It is updated 05.2012

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