Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa [varˈʂava]; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland. It stands on the Vistula River in east-central Poland, roughly 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 residents within a greater metropolitan area of 2.666 million residents, which makes Warsaw the 9th most-populous capital city in the European Union. The city limits cover 516.9 square kilometres (199.6 sq mi), while the metropolitan area covers 6,100.43 square kilometres (2,355.39 sq mi).

In 2012 the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Warsaw as the 32nd most liveable city in the world. It was also ranked as one of the most liveable cities in Central Europe. Today Warsaw is considered an "Alpha–" global city, a major international tourist destination and a significant cultural, political and economic hub. Warsaw's economy, by a wide variety of industries, is characterised by FMCG manufacturing, metal processing, steel and electronic manufacturing and food processing. The city is a significant centre of research and development, BPO, ITO, as well as of the Polish media industry. The Warsaw Stock Exchange is one of the largest and most important in Central and Eastern Europe.Frontex, the European Union agency for external border security, has its headquarters in Warsaw. It has been said that Warsaw, together with Frankfurt, London, Paris and Barcelona is one of the cities with the highest number of skyscrapers in Europe. Warsaw has also been called "Eastern Europe’s chic cultural capital with thriving art and club scenes and serious restaurants".

Latest News for: Radio warsaw


Religious Strain of Anti-Vax Grows in CEE

Balkan Insight 19 Jan 2021
Similar objections have been raised by individual Catholic priests and media associated with the most conservative factions of the Polish Catholic Church, such as Radio Maryja ... Protestors takes part in the ‘March of Living’ organized by the League of Polish Families (LPR) and the ultra-Catholic Radio Maryja in Warsaw, 28 March 2007....

Poland’s PiS-poor media

Balkan Insight 18 Jan 2021
In a move that surprised many, on January 7 UOKiK blocked the takeover of radio broadcaster Eurozet by Poland’s largest media company Agora, the publisher of the main opposition daily Gazeta Wyborcza, whose coverage has long been criticised by PiS ... Studio of Polish Radio Channel 3 in Warsaw, Poland, 22 September 2012....

Polish priest apologizes for defense of disgraced priest

Corvallis Gazette-Times 08 Dec 2020
29, 2012 file photo, priest Tadeusz Rydzyk, chairman of "Radio Maryja" and TV channel "Trwam," demonstrates with others ......

Hungary PM insists rule of law must be separated from EU budget

Metro USA 04 Dec 2020
“For us this solution, attaching some statement like a reminder on a sticky note attached on a piece of paper, it won’t work,” Orban told public radio ... Budapest and Warsaw, which have been criticised for years for perceived backsliding on democratic standards, ......