Warsaw-is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River roughly 360 kilometers from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometers from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population as of June 2009 was estimated at 1,711,466, and the Warsaw metropolitan area at approximately 2,785,000.
Zakopane is a town in southern Poland with some 28,000 inhabitants , situated in Lesser Poland Province since 1999 . The town, a place of Góral culture and informally known as "the winter capital of Poland," lies in the southern part of the Podhale region at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, the only alpine mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains.
Katowice is a city in Silesia in southern Poland, on the Kłodnica and Rawa rivers Katowice is located in the Silesian Highlands, about 50 km on north from the Silesian Beskids and about 100 km on south-east from Sudetes Mountains.
Katowice has been the capital of Silesian Voivodeship since its formation in 1999. Previously, it was the capital of the Katowice Voivodeship, before then, of the Autonomous Silesian Voivodeship and before then Province of Upper Silesia in Germany.