Top 10 Poland facts Selected as the most interesting among history related questions in History quiz Which European country is currently not neighboring any more any of the countries it had a border with in 1980?Poland. Back in 1980, Poland had land borders with Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia and German Democratic Republic. Today it is neighboring Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia.Created by: Monica Stillerhistory of Europe facts » Which large country in Europe was not affected by Black Death?Poland. Historians aren't sure why Poland was spared the worst of the plague, even though all its neighbours got depopulated. It was the only place not affected by the disease on the European continent (Iceland was also spared because it was rarely visited and Black Death never reached there).Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Poland facts » How many medals did Poland win at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm?None. In 1912 the Central Europe was divided between Germany, Russia and Austria-Hungary. Countries like Poland or Czechoslovakia emerged after the First World War.Created by: Marcin Gajda20th century facts » Which country was formerly known as Abyssinia?Ethiopia. Abyssinia is the name used for the Ethiopian Empire, which existed from the 12th century until 1974. Created by: globalquiz.orgEthiopia facts » How many voivodeships (provinces) are in Poland?16. Voivodeship is the top level unit of the administrative division in Poland.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykgeography of Poland facts » Which was the largest armored battle in the II World War?Battle of Kursk. From July 5, 1943 until August 23 , the Germans conducted their last great attempt to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front. The fight has significantly weakened both sides of the conflict, however the result was decisive and strategic victory of the Soviet Union. The Battle of Kursk is considered the largest armored battle in the world history.Created by: Marcin Starzonektanks facts » In XX century Poland declared war only once. On which country?Japan. Poland declared war on Japan on 20th December 194 as most of WW2 allies. Though Empire of Japan refused to accept a state of war due to friendly relations between the two countries. Despite that legally the state of war lasted until 8th February 1957. It might be the longest war without any clash.Created by: smyruwars facts » What country was Wroclaw a capital of?Prussia. Conquer of Silesia was such a significant gain to the Kingdom of Prussia that shortly after Wroclaw (known as Breslau at the time) was elevated to the third capital of the state alongside Königsberg and Berlin. The official title was the Royal and Residential City of Wroclaw (ger. Königliche Haupt- und Residenzstadt Breslau).Created by: Oskar Dewerendacities facts » Which Polish president was a terrorist? Ignacy Mościcki - 3rd president of 3 RP (Republic of Poland) Planned suicide attack against governor of Warsaw called Josif Hurko. Ignacy Mościcki and Michel Zieliński wanted to enter church while wearing Russian Army's uniforms with bombs hidden underneath them. Authorities found out about this plot and stopped them, later Mościcki fled to London. After this event Mościcki said that his mental status was not in the best state at a time of plot.Created by: grifi bastionhistory facts » Which polish border is the shortest?With Lithuania. Length of the border with Lithuania to 104 km. Next is the border with Russia - 210 km, then with Belarus - 418 km.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskageography of Poland facts » Play history quiz and see all the questions.