Friday, 22 April 2016

Poland: National Stadium, Warsaw

Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It stands on the Vistula River in east-central Poland, about 260 kilometres (160 mi) from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometres (190 mi) from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population is estimated at 1.740 million within a greater metropolitan area of 2.666 million residents, which makes Warsaw the 9th most-populous capital city in the European Union. Besides others, Warsaw is twinned with Berlin and St. Petersburg.

On the card you can see the National Stadium located in Warsaw. It is used mostly for football matches and it is the home stadium of Poland national football team. The stadium has a seating capacity of 58,145 which makes it the largest association football arena in Poland. Its construction started in 2008 and finished in November 2011.

Stamps (left to right):
2x Poland - Winner of the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championships (from a set of 16) - Issued: 18-10-2014
Contemporary Aircraft in Poland (from a set of two) - Issued: 31-03-2008

Thanks to Aleksandra for this card!

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