Poland, officially the Republic of Poland (Polish: Rzeczpospolita Polska, pronounced: Zetspopolita Polska) is a country in Central Europe.
It is bordered to the north by Russia (with the Kaliningrad region) and Lithuania, to the east by Belarus and Ukraine, to the south by Slovakia and the Czech Republic, and to the west by Germany.
Most of Poland's northern borders mark the shores of the Baltic Sea.
Poland's coastline on the Baltic Sea is bordered by the coastlines of Denmark and Sweden. It has a temperate seasonal climate.