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Poland and the euro

04 February 2008
by eub2 -- last modified 04 February 2008

Poland joined the European Union in 2004 and is currently preparing to adopt the euro.


Poland at a glance

Surface area: 312 690 km2
Population: 38 125 479 (Eurostat 2007)
Joined the European Union: 1 May 2004
Currency: zloty (PLN)

Euro information

Status: Poland is not yet a member of the euro area. The zloty is not yet within the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM II).

Exchange rate: The current euro to zloty foreign exchange reference rate can be consulted on the website of the European Central Bank (updated daily).

Adoption of the euro: Poland does not have a target date to adopt the euro.

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Source: European Commission