With more than 1,7 million inhabitants Warsaw is not only the largest city and the capital of Poland, but also the 9th largest city in the European Union. fly with Austrian Airlines to Warsaw and discover one of the political, economic and trade centres of Eastern Europe. Warsaw is also known as the "City of Phoenix", as it was rebuilt from the Polish inhabitants after over 80% of the bulidings were destroyed in the Second World War, and fully recovered until today. It also gave name to several important political events like the Warsaw Confideration, the Warsaw Pact or the Treaty of Warsaw. Although the city centre is quite young in age, it has a lot of different sights to offer, for example the famous mermaid statue or the Royal Castle.