Warsaw is the hotspot for business development in Central Europe, with Poland having one of the fastest growing and resilient economies in the EU. In recent years, Warsaw proved to be a key business location, easily reachable from all over Europe and from overseas. These are just some of the facts that made Warsaw a great destination for EPTDA’s Annual Business Convention in 2022.
But here are some other interesting facts
The Old Town that you see today in Warsaw is not the original one. Much of this district was completely destroyed by bombings in WWII and was meticulously rebuilt after the war, based on the paintings by Bernardo Bellotto, a Venetian artist. Because of this, the city has been referred to as the ‘Phoenix City’.
The only woman to win the Nobel Prize twice, and the only person to win the Nobel Prize in two scientific fields (Chemistry and Physics) was born in Warsaw. We all know her as Marie Skłodowska–Curie.
As of 2013, Warsaw is considered the 10th largest city in the European Union.
There are other names for Warsaw. For example, Varsovia (Latin, Spanish) and Varsóvia (Portuguese), Varsovie (French), Varsavia (Italian), Warschau (German, Dutch), Varšuva (Lithuanian), Varsó (Hungarian) and Varšava (Czech).