In 1981 whenever authorities painted over anti government slogans, Waldemar Frydych would stencil a dwarf on the fresh paint to illustrate that it would take more than paint to stop the protest. Quickly the dwarf with its distinctive orange cap (apparently Polish dwarfs wear orange caps) started appearing everywhere under the slogan "No freedom without dwarfs".
Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw has a number of city gnomes in the city centre and it is common for the tourists to go gnome-hunting around town to see and capture them all. - Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw has a number of city.
Polen - Tiny gnome statues appear everywhere in Wroclaw (pronounced 'Vrotswav'), Poland. Every major attraction, old back street and even shopping mall has a dwarf, each with a name. This one withdraws money at a tiny ATM.