The Polish language (or język polski, pronounced [‘jezik ‘polski] in Polish) belongs to the West Slavic group of languages and is the most widely spoken of this group. It has undergone major development and its modern form differs significantly from the Old Polish. Poland is linguistically homogeneous European country – nearly 97% of its citizens declare Polish as their mother tongue. The Polish language and culture have established a global presence, producing more than 20 Nobel Prize laureates in the realms of literature, medicine, and more.
Writing system: Latin (Polish alphabet)
Official language in: Poland, European Union