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".

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Russia Today 26 Jan 2023
“I don’t have any hints that it could be too late ... On Thursday, Poland’s Deputy Defense Minister Wojciech Skurkiewicz told Radio Plus that Warsaw was ready to provide 14 German-made Leopard 2s to Kiev after Ukrainian troops finish training on them, which could happen in “several weeks.” ... READ MORE ... ....

Poland Claims Germany Will Face International Isolation If It Does Not Send Tanks to Ukraine

GlobalResearch 25 Jan 2023
Germany will be in international isolation if it does not allow Leopard tanks to be sent to Ukraine,” Polish Vice Chancellor Arkadiusz Mularczyk said to Polskie Radio ... Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz stressed Warsaw’s call for German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to take a position on the supply of Leopard tanks to Ukraine....

The view from Poland - on how best to arm Ukraine

RTE 23 Jan 2023
Poland and a number of other NATO allies possess stocks of Leopard tanks and for weeks have signalled their willingness to donate them to Ukraine ... Is Warsaw the new Berlin?. The chief of staff of Poland's armed forces General Rajmund Andrzejczak told Polish Radio last week that NATO's centre of gravity had shifted from Berlin to Warsaw ... ....

Ukraine war: Germany won't block export of its Leopard 2 tanks, foreign minister says

RNZ 23 Jan 2023
By Antoinette Radford ... "It turns out that through talks and diplomatic actions, Poland is able to change the German position," Przydacz told Polish Radio. However, Warsaw ultimately wants Berlin and NATO allies to also send their own Leopards because government officials admit that 14 tanks will have a limited impact on Ukraine's fighting capacity....

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