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Warsaw, Poland

The capital of a country located in the heart of Europe, Warsaw has in the past few years witnessed events that had a significant impact on its development. Also known as the “Phoenix city,” Warsaw rose from the ashes after World War II and again after the fall of communism more than 20 years ago. The city has emerged as an important business center in Central and Eastern Europe and a popular tourist destination. This entry presents key aspects that shape Warsaw’s image—its rich history and its fast development in recent years. The characteristics of Warsaw as a tourist and business destination, including the city’s potential as a destination for meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE), are discussed. Key opportunities and challenges for the capital ...

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