Poland joined the European Union in 2004 and is currently preparing to adopt the euro.
Surface area: 312 690 km2
Population: 38 130 302 (Eurostat 2009)
Joined the European Union: 1 May 2004
Currency: zloty (PLN)
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, but aims to do so as soon as possible. Adopting the euro is one of the top priorities of the Polish government.