The Eastern European country of Poland stands on the Baltic Sea. Its capital city is Warsaw and other major cities include Krakow, Gdansk and Wroclaw. If you drive a hire car in Poland you may notice that the north is generally flatter and the south more mountainous, leading down to the Tatra range. Poland has one of Europe's greatest densities of lakes and is crossed by major navigable rivers like the Vistula. Wherever you go, you'll find that despite the strife Poland has endured, the country takes great care of its national heritage - that's why you'll find 14 World Heritage Sites across the country.