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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Area Things to See and Do: 05-16-2024

The News Banner 16 May 2024
ARENA DINNER THEATER, FW. “The Drowsy Chaperone,” June 14-29. www.arenadinnertheatre.org. EMBASSY THEATER, FORT WAYNE. Blippi. June 12; Nurse Blake. Nov. 15; http.//fwembassytheatre.org/events. FORT WAYNE CIVIC THEATER. “Jersey Boys,” through May 19; “Something Rotten,” July 21-30 ... FORT WAYNE MUSEUM OF ART ... June 4; Voices of Rock Radio ... WAGON WHEEL, WARSAW ... ....

Spool’s Out: Cassette Reviews For May By Daryl Worthington

The Quietus 07 May 2024
SSRI is Łódź-based duo Sandra Mikołajczyk and Igor Gadomski, resident DJs on Warsaw’s Radio Kapital who are releasing their own productions for the first time ... Of Dub radio shows and DJ sets ... Most perplexingly, what I think is a radio plays with a perplexingly animalistic quality....

Station to station: the European language DJs taking radio to new realms

The Observer 01 May 2024
Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys is one of many artists to have hailed An Taobh Tuathail’s influence, calling it “one of the most radical radio shows in the world” ... Radio Kapital. Taking inspiration from the likes of Lyl Radio in Lyon and Tallinn’s Ida, Radio Kapitał in Warsaw has stepped up to meet the demand in Poland....