From the Associated Press and Reuters via ynetnews.com:
Officials say a record
number of more than 1.5 million people from around the world visited the
grounds of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in
The Auschwitz museum
said Sunday on its website most visitors came from within Poland, with
large numbers of tourists also coming from Britain, the US, Italy and
Germany. The website didn't say what the previous record was.