Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Baltic Sea, Poland

A beatiful postcard from Anna, Poznan, Poland. Thank you for a lovely sunset!

The Baltic Sea is a brackish inland sea located in Northern Europe, It is bounded by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the mainland of Europe, and the Danish islands.

The Baltic sea is about 1600 km (1000 mi) long, an average of 193 km (120 mi) wide, and an average of 55 m (180 ft, 30 fathoms) deep. The maximum depth is 459 m (1506 ft), on the Swedish side of the center. The surface area is about 377,000 km² (145,522 sq mi). The periphery amounts to about 8000 km (4968 mi) of coastline.
European Route of Brick Gothic is a touristic route connecting cities with Brick Gothic architecture in seven countries along the Baltic Sea: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
Countries that border on the sea:
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• Germany
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Poland
• Russia
• Sweden

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