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Lower Silesian voivodship since 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. Years: 1996 1997 1998 - 1999 - 2000 2001 2002 Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s - 1990s - 2000s 2010s 2020s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1999 in... 1999

Lower Silesia (Polish Dolny Śląsk, German Niederschlesien, Latin Silesia Inferior) is the north-western part of the historical and geographical region of Please be advised that the factual accuracy of Wikipedia articles dealing with topics related to the Oder-Neisse Line is often disputed. Silesia (Polish Śląsk, German Schlesien, Czech Slezsko) is a historical region in central Europe. Most of it is now within the borders of Poland, but... Silesia in Poland, located along the middle The Oder (or Odra) River (German: Oder, Polish/Czech: Odra, Ancient Latin: Viadua, Viadrus, Medieval Latin: Odera, Oddera) is a river in Central Europe (mostly in Poland). It begins in the Czech Republic and flows through western Poland, later forming the northern 187 km of the border between Poland and... Oder River and organized into Lower Silesian Voivodship, (Polish: województwo dolnośląskie) with capital The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław


It was created on 1 January 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. Years: 1996 1997 1998 - 1999 - 2000 2001 2002 Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s - 1990s - 2000s 2010s 2020s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1999 in... 1999 out of the former Wroclaw Voivodship (Polish: województwo wrocławskie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship. Capital city: Wroclaw Major cities and towns: (population in 1995): Wroclaw (642,700); Olesnica (38,900); Olawa (31,800). See also: Voivodships of... Wrocław, Legnica Voivodship (Polish: województwo legnickie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship. Capital city: Legnica Major cities and towns: (population in 1995): Legnica (108,000); Lubin (83,500); Glogow (74,200); Jawor (25,600); Polkowice (21... Legnica, Walbrzych Voivodship (Polish: województwo wałbrzyskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship. Capital city: Walbrzych Major cities and towns: (population in 1995): Walbrzych (139,600); Swidnica (64,800); Dzierzoniow (38,300); Bielawa (34,600... Wałbrzych and Jelenia Góra voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. The voivodship's name recalls the region's traditional name of Lower Silesia.


Population: 2.987 million


Area: 19,946 km².


The capital and biggest city : The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław

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Major cities and towns: (population in 1995):

  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław (642,700);
  • Wałbrzych (pronounce: [vawbʒix], German Waldenburg) is a town in south-western Poland with 139,600 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), it was previously the capital of Walbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Contents // Categories: Poland-related stubs | Cities in Poland | Urban counties of... Wałbrzych (139,600);
  • Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Legnica (108,000);
  • Jelenia Góra (93,500);
  • Lubin is a town in south-western Poland, on Zimnica River. According to the 2004 Census estimate the town has a total population of 77,625. Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Lubin is among the most dynamic Polish cities in terms... Lubin (83,500);
  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Głogów. Głogów (Coat of Arms of Głogów) Motto: none Voivodship Lower Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Głogowa Mayor Zbigniew Rybka Area 35 km... Głogów (74,200);
  • Świdnica (German Schweidnitz) is a town in southwestern Poland. According to the 2004 estimate the town has a total population of 60,674. Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wałbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Its the 7th largest town of that unit of... Świdnica (64,800);
  • Bolesławiec is a town in southwestern Poland (Lower Silesia), with 41,300 inhabitants (2000). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Jelenia Gora Voivodship (1975-1998). Town was established in 1251, by the prince Bolesław Rogatka. It is the reason why the city... Bolesławiec (44,400);
  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Oleśnica. Oleśnica is a town in south-western Poland with 38,900 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wroclaw Voivodship (1975-1998). Categories: Poland... Oleśnica (38,900);
  • Categories: Poland-related stubs | Towns in Poland ... Dzierżoniów (38,300);
  • Bielawa is a town in south-western Poland with 33,500 inhabitants (2001). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Walbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Place of birth of Adam Wysota. Categories: Poland-related stubs | Towns in Poland ... Bielawa (34,600);
  • Zgorzelec (Lusatian: Zhorjelc, Czech: Zhořelec) is a town in south-western Poland with 36,800 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship since 1999, previously in Jelenia Góra Voivodship (1975-1998). The city is located on the Nysa Łużycka river, the Polish-German... Zgorzelec (36,800);
  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Oława. Oława (German Ohlau) is a town in southwestern Poland with 31,800 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wroclaw Voivodship (1975-1998). O... Oława (31,800).
  • Kłodzko (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lower Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska w Kłodzku Mayor Roman Lipski Area 25 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 30.100 none 1204/km² Founded City rights 10th century after 1253 Latitude Longitude 50°44 N... Kłodzko (30,900);
  • Nowa Ruda (German Neurode) is a town in southwestern Poland with 27,200 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wałbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Founded as Newenrode in 1363; the status of a town was renewed in 1434 and 1596. Categories: Poland-related... Nowa Ruda (27,200);
  • Jawor is a town in south-western Poland with 25,700 inhabitants (1998). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). In the city is one of the Churches of Peace. Categories: Poland-related stubs | Jawor | Towns in Poland | World Heritage Sites in Poland... Jawor (25,600);
  • Świebodzice (German Freiburg in Schlesien) is a town in south-western Poland with 24,700 inhabitants (as of 1994). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Walbrzych Voivodship (1975–1998). The city is situated next to Książ Castle which during the World War... Świebodzice (24,700);
  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Lubań. Lubań (German Lauban) is a town in southwestern Poland (Lower Silesia), with 24,400 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Jelenia Gora Voivodship (1975-1998... Lubań (24,400);
  • Kamienna Góra (23,600);
  • Polkowice is a town in south-western Poland with 21,700 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Polkowice is among the richest cities in Poland and has been designated as the best administered Polish gmina on a couple of occasions... Polkowice (21,600);

Other cities: Chojnów, Złotoryja (Latin: Aureus Mons, Aurum, German Goldberg) is a town in Lower Silesian Voivodship, southwestern Poland. It is located in the Kaczawa river valley, close to Legnica. Since the Middle Ages the town was a centre of gold and copper mining. Currently it has approximately 17 000 inhabitants... Złotoryja (both under 20,000).

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Jelenia Góra (German Hirschberg) is a town in south-western Poland. The name means Deer mountain in Polish and German. Categories: Poland-related stubs | Towns in Poland | Urban counties of Poland ... Jelenia Góra City County Jelenia Góra (German Hirschberg) is a town in south-western Poland. The name means Deer mountain in Polish and German. Categories: Poland-related stubs | Towns in Poland | Urban counties of Poland ... Jelenia Gora
Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Legnica City County Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Legnica 1
Wałbrzych (pronounce: [vawbʒix], German Waldenburg) is a town in south-western Poland with 139,600 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), it was previously the capital of Walbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Contents // Categories: Poland-related stubs | Cities in Poland | Urban counties of... Wałbrzych City County Wałbrzych (pronounce: [vawbʒix], German Waldenburg) is a town in south-western Poland with 139,600 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), it was previously the capital of Walbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Contents // Categories: Poland-related stubs | Cities in Poland | Urban counties of... Wałbrzych 1
The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław City County The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław 1
Boleslawiec County (in Polish powiat bolesławiecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Boleslawiec Area: 1303.3 sq. km Population: 89... Bolesławiec County Bolesławiec is a town in southwestern Poland (Lower Silesia), with 41,300 inhabitants (2000). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Jelenia Gora Voivodship (1975-1998). Town was established in 1251, by the prince Bolesław Rogatka. It is the reason why the city... Bolesławiec
Dzierzoniow County (in Polish powiat dzierzoniowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Dzierzoniow Area: 478.7 sq. km Population: 112,900 Administrative... Dzierżoniów County Categories: Poland-related stubs | Towns in Poland ... Dzierżoniów
Glogow County (in Polish powiat głogowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Glogow Area: 443.4 sq. km Population: 91... Głogów County The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Głogów. Głogów (Coat of Arms of Głogów) Motto: none Voivodship Lower Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Głogowa Mayor Zbigniew Rybka Area 35 km... Głogów
Gora County (in Polish powiat górowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Góra Area: 738.1 sq. km Population: 38... Góra County Góra
Jawor County (in Polish powiat jaworski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Jawor Area: 581.3 sq. km Population: 54,900 Administrative... Jawor County Jawor is a town in south-western Poland with 25,700 inhabitants (1998). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). In the city is one of the Churches of Peace. Categories: Poland-related stubs | Jawor | Towns in Poland | World Heritage Sites in Poland... Jawor
The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Jelenia Góra County. Jelenia Góra County (in Polish powiat jeleniogórski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999... Jelenia Gora County Jelenia Góra
Kamienna Gora County (in Polish powiat kamiennogórski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of Local Government Reogranization Act of 1998. County site: Kamienna Gora Area: 396.1 sq. km Population: 49... Kamienna Gora County Kamienna Góra
Klodzko County (in Polish powiat kłodzki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Klodzko Area: 1643.4 sq. km Population: 181... Kłodzko County Kłodzko (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lower Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska w Kłodzku Mayor Roman Lipski Area 25 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 30.100 none 1204/km² Founded City rights 10th century after 1253 Latitude Longitude 50°44 N... Kłodzko
Legnica County (in Polish powiat legnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. Legnica City itself is separated into the Legnica City County. County site... Legnica County Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Legnica
Luban County (in Polish powiat lubański) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Luban Area: 428.2 sq. km Population: 60... Lubań County The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Lubań. Lubań (German Lauban) is a town in southwestern Poland (Lower Silesia), with 24,400 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Jelenia Gora Voivodship (1975-1998... Lubań
Lubin County (in Polish powiat lubiński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Lubin Area: 712.0 sq. km Population: 110... Lubin County Lubin is a town in south-western Poland, on Zimnica River. According to the 2004 Census estimate the town has a total population of 77,625. Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Lubin is among the most dynamic Polish cities in terms... Lubin
Lwowek Slaski County (in Polish powiat lwówecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Lwowek Slaski Area: 709.9 sq. km Population... Lwówek Śląski County Lwówek Śląski
Milicz County (in Polish powiat milicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Milicz Area: 715.0 sq. km Population: 37,300 Administrative... Milicz County Milicz
Olesnica County (in Polish powiat oleśnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Olesnica Area: 1049.7 sq. km Population: 104... Oleśnica County The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Oleśnica. Oleśnica is a town in south-western Poland with 38,900 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wroclaw Voivodship (1975-1998). Categories: Poland... Oleśnica
Olawa County (in Polish powiat oławski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of Local Government Reogranization Act of 1998. County site: Olawa Area: 523.7 sq. km Population: 71,800... Oława County The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Oława. Oława (German Ohlau) is a town in southwestern Poland with 31,800 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wroclaw Voivodship (1975-1998). O... Oława
Polkowice County (in Polish powiat polkowicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Polkowice Area: 779.6 sq. km Population: 61,700 Administrative... Polkowice County Polkowice is a town in south-western Poland with 21,700 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Polkowice is among the richest cities in Poland and has been designated as the best administered Polish gmina on a couple of occasions... Polkowice
Strzelin County (in Polish powiat strzeliński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Strzelin Area: 622.3 sq. km Population: 46... Strzelin County Strzelin
Sroda Slaska County (in Polish powiat średzki (śląski)) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Sroda Slaska Area: 703... Środa Śląska County Środa Śląska
Swidnica County (in Polish powiat świdnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Swidnica Area: 742.9 sq. km Population: 169,100... Świdnica County Świdnica (German Schweidnitz) is a town in southwestern Poland. According to the 2004 estimate the town has a total population of 60,674. Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wałbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Its the 7th largest town of that unit of... Świdnica
Trzebnica County (in Polish powiat trzebnicki ) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Trzebnica Area: 1025.6 sq. km Population: 75,500 Administrative... Trzebnica County Trzebnica is a city near Wroclaw in Silesia, capital of Trzebnica County. Categories: Poland-related stubs ... Trzebnica
Walbrzych County (in Polish powiat wałbrzyski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. Walbrzych City itself is separated into the Walbrzych City County. County... Wałbrzych County Wałbrzych (pronounce: [vawbʒix], German Waldenburg) is a town in south-western Poland with 139,600 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), it was previously the capital of Walbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Contents // Categories: Poland-related stubs | Cities in Poland | Urban counties of... Wałbrzych
Wolow County (in Polish powiat wołowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship ( in Polish województwo dolnośląskie) Poland, created in current boundries on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of... Wołów County Wołów in the Lower Silesian Voivodship of southern Poland was founded in 1288. The name is probably derived from the Polish word wół, which means bull. The oldest known seal of the town dates from 1473 and already shows a bull, as do all later seals. Until... Wołów
Wroclaw County (in Polish powiat wrocławski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. Wroclaw City itself is part of Wroclaw City County. County... Wrocław County The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław 9 1116.2 92,900
The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Ząbkowice Śląskie County. Ząbkowice Ślaskie County (in Polish powiat ząbkowicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship... Ząbkowice Śląskie County The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Ząbkowice Śląskie. Categories: Poland-related stubs ... Ząbkowice Śląskie 7 801.8 73,600
Zgorzelec County (in Polish powiat zgorzelecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Zgorzelec Area: 838.1 sq. km Population: 101,300 Administrative... Zgorzelec County Zgorzelec (Lusatian: Zhorjelc, Czech: Zhořelec) is a town in south-western Poland with 36,800 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship since 1999, previously in Jelenia Góra Voivodship (1975-1998). The city is located on the Nysa Łużycka river, the Polish-German... Zgorzelec 7 838.1 101,300
Zlotoryja County (in Polish powiat złotoryjski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. County site: Zlotoryja Area: 575.5 sq. km Population: 47... Złotoryja County Złotoryja (Latin: Aureus Mons, Aurum, German Goldberg) is a town in Lower Silesian Voivodship, southwestern Poland. It is located in the Kaczawa river valley, close to Legnica. Since the Middle Ages the town was a centre of gold and copper mining. Currently it has approximately 17 000 inhabitants... Złotoryja 6 575.5 47,800

Most popular Polish surnames are known from the Middle Ages, but only 200 years ago the inherited surnames become compulsory. The most popular Polish names Nowak, Nowakowski, Nowacki and Nowicki are variants meaning a new man, Przybyszewski and Przybylski mean incoming man. There are many names comming from a profession, e.g... surnames in the region

  • 1. Nowak (feminine: Nowak/Nowakowa, plural Nowakowie) is the most popular surname in Poland (203,506 people). See also: Jan Nowak. Nowak surname in voivodships: Nowak is: 1st in Greater Poland (35,011), Nowak is 1st in Silesia (31,838), Nowak is: 1st in Lesser Poland (23,671), Nowak is: 1st... Nowak : 13,217
  • 2. Kowalski (feminine: Kowalska, plural Kowalscy) is the 2nd most popular surname in Poland (139,719). Together with Kowal and Kowalczyk it is a cognate to English name Smith. Kowalski surname in voivodships Kowalski is: 1st in Mazovia (26,270), 2nd in Silesia (11,811), 3rd in Kuyavia-Pomerania (12,076... Kowalski : 9,429
  • 3. Wójcik : 7,046

= History

History: Silesia (Prussian Province) from 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). Table of contents // 1 Events 1.1 January - April 1.2 May - August 1.3 September - December 1.4 Unknown date 2 Births 3 Deaths Events January - April January 6 - The inauguration of the Musikverein ( Vienna). January 10... 1870 to 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). Contents // 1 Events 1.1 January 1.2 February 1.3 March 1.4 April 1.5 May 1.6 June 1.7 July 1.8 August 1.9 September 1.10 October 1.11 November... 1945. See also: Please be advised that the factual accuracy of Wikipedia articles dealing with topics related to the Oder-Neisse Line is often disputed. Silesia (Polish Śląsk, German Schlesien, Czech Slezsko) is a historical region in central Europe. Most of it is now within the borders of Poland, but... Silesia (historical region it forms part of)


Tourism: Most tourists visit the famous ski resorts in Aerial view over Karkonosze Karkonosze (Polish name, pronounced kár-ko-no-she; Krkonoše in Czech; Riesengebirge in German) or Giant Mountains are part of the Sudetes Mountains in central Europe. They stretch from north-west to south-east and form the border between Poland and the... Karkonosze mountains with its centres Szklarska Poręba and Karpacz (German Krummhübel) is a spa and town in southwestern Poland and one of the most important centres of mountain hiking and skiing. Its population is about 8,000 citizens. Karpacz belongs to the Dolnoslaskie voivodship, within Karkonosze mountains - a resort with increasing importance for tourism as an alternative... Karpacz. The cities of The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław, Jelenia Góra and Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Legnica also are famous for visitors.


History

Early history

Early documents mention a couple of tribes most probably living in Lower Silesia: Bavarian Geographer (ca. 845): Slenzanie, Dziadoshanie; and a document of Prague bishopric (1086): Zlasane, Trebovane, Poborane, Dedositze. At the same time the Upper Silesia was inhabited by Opolanie, Lupiglaa, Golenshitse. In the 9th and 10th centuries the territory was subject to the A Moravian can be: an ethnic group a Christian denomination This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to... Moravian and then Bohemians are inhabitants of Bohemia, Czech Republic. Bohemians is the term used to designate inhabitants of the former kingdom of Bohemia, located in the modern day Czech Republic. The name is derived from the Latin term for the Celtic tribe (Boii) inhabiting that area. Today, for the Czech speaker, the... Bohemian rulers of the neighbouring area covered by today's Česká republika ( In Detail) (Full size) National motto: Truth prevails ( Czech: Pravda vítězí) Official language Czech Capital Praha ( Prague) President Václav Klaus Prime Minister Stanislav Gross Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 114th 78,866 km² 2% Population  - Total... Czech Republic to the south. In Years: 986 987 988 989 - 990 - 991 992 993 994 Decades: 960s 970s 980s - 990s - 1000s 1010s 1020s Centuries: 9th century - 10th century - 11th century Events Construction of the Al-Hakim Mosque begins in Cairo. Births Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (approximate) Edmund II of England, (approximate) Mieszko II of... 990 Silesia was incorporated into The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania... Poland by Mieszko I Reign From c. 960 until May 25, 992 Royal House Piast Coat of Arms Orzeł Piastowski Parents Siemomysł unknown Consorts Dubrawka Oda Children with Dubrawka Bolesław I Chrobry Świętosława with Oda Mieszko Świętopełk Lambert... Mieszko I


Feudal fragmentation of Poland

Silesia was split into Lower and Upper parts in 1172 during the period of Poland's feudal fragmentation, when the land was divided between two sons of   Kings, Dukes and High-Dukes of Poland Popiel | Siemowit | Lestko | Siemomysł | Mieszko I | Boleslaus I the Brave | Mieszko II Lambert | Bezprym | Mieszko II Lambert | Casimir I the Restorer | Boleslaus II the Generous | Wladislaus I Herman | Zbigniew | Boleslaus III the Wrymouth | Wladislaus II the Exile | Boleslaus IV the Curly... Ladislaus the Exile (Władysław Wygnaniec): Bolesław the Tall ruling over the Lower Silesia with the capital in The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wroclaw and Mieszko Plątonogi ruling over Upper Silesia with the capital in Opole.


Later Silesia was divided into upto 17 duchies.


Duchies of Lower Silesia in XIV century:

  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław (Breslau)
  • Brzeg is a town in south-western Poland with 39,900 inhabitants (1995), situated in the Opole Voivodship. In the German language, it has traditionally been known as Brieg. This name may be falling into disuse over time, though it can still be found in current use in Germany in... Brzeg (Brieg)
  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Oleśnica. Oleśnica is a town in south-western Poland with 38,900 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wroclaw Voivodship (1975-1998). Categories: Poland... Oleśnica (Oels)
  • Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Legnica (Liegnitz)
  • Ziębice
  • Świdnica (German Schweidnitz) is a town in southwestern Poland. According to the 2004 estimate the town has a total population of 60,674. Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wałbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Its the 7th largest town of that unit of... Swidnica (Schweidnitz)
  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Głogów. Głogów (Coat of Arms of Głogów) Motto: none Voivodship Lower Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Głogowa Mayor Zbigniew Rybka Area 35 km... Glogow (Glogau)
  • Nysa (German Neisse or Neiße) is a town in south-western Poland on the Nysa Kłodzka river, with 52,000 inhabitants (2004), situated in the Opole Voivodship. History Nysa is one of the oldest towns in Silesia. It was probably founded in the 10th century and afterwards... Nysa (Neisse)
  • In demonology Zagan is a Great King and President of Hell, commanding over thirty-three legions of demons. He makes men witty; he can also turn wine into water, water into wine, and blood into wine (according to Pseudomonarchia Daemonum blood into oil, oil into blood, and a fool into... Żagań-Szprotawa (Sagan - Sprottau)
  • Krosno Odrzańskie (German: Crossen an der Oder) is a city in Western Poland with 12,500 inhabitants (2002), situated in the Lubusz Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Zielona Góra Voivodship (1975-1998). (Note: Do not confuse Krosno Odrzańskie with Krosno in the Subcarpathian Voivodship... Krosno Odrzańskie-Ścinawa

Under Bohemian crown and Austria (1348-1742)

In 1348 most of the Silesian duchies were ruled by the Polish (polski, język polski) is the official language of Poland. Polish (Polski) Spoken in: Poland (38 million), also about 6 million speakers in the USA, Lithuania, Belarus, Germany, Ukraine and other countries. Region:  - Total speakers: 44 million Ranking: 27 Genetic classification: Indo-European   Balto-Slavic group... Polish-speaking The Piast dynasty is a line of Kings and dukes that ruled Poland from its beginnings as an independent state up to 1370. The branches of the Piasts continued to rule Polish splinter duchies in Masovia until 1526 and Silesia until 1675. Piast was the legendary ancestor of these nobles... Piast dukes under the feudal overlordship of Bohemian kings, and thus became part of the History of Germany Timeline Franks Holy Roman Empire German Confederation German Empire Weimar Republic Nazi Germany World War II Since 1945 The Holy Roman Empire ( German: Heiliges Römisches Reich) ( Italian: Sacro Romano Impero) ( Latin: Sacrum Romanum Imperium) ( Czech: Svatá říše římská... Holy Roman Empire (of the German Nation). In 1526 it became a part of The Republic of Austria ( German: Republik Österreich) is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It borders Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The state is a representative democracy... Austria under the Habsburg (sometimes spelled Hapsburg, but never so in official use) was one of the major ruling houses of Europe. Their principal roles were as: Holy Roman Emperors for several centuries to 1806, and rulers of Austria (as dukes 1282–1453, archdukes 1453–1804, and emperors 1804–1918... Habsburgs.


In Prussia (1742-1945)

Most of Silesia became The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia (German: Preußen or Preussen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: Prusai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad exclave of Russia... Prussian in Years: 1739 1740 1741 - 1742 - 1743 1744 1745 Decades: 1710s 1720s 1730s - 1740s - 1750s 1760s 1770s Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century 1742 in literature 1742 in music 1742 in science List of state leaders in 1742 List of religious leaders in 1742 Contents // 1 Events 2 Ongoing events... 1742 after the The Silesian Wars were a series of wars between Prussia and Austria (and their changing allies) for control of the Silesian province. Contents // 1 1st Silesian War (1740-1742) 2 Peace of Wroclaw 1742 3 2nd Silesian War (1744-1745) 4 3rd Silesian War (1756-1763) 1st Silesian War (1740... First Silesian War and turned into the Silesian province, divided into the districts of Lower Silesia ( Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Liegnitz), Middle Silesia ( The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Breslau), and Upper Silesia ( Opole (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard Zembaczyński Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48... Oppeln). After Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. Battle aftermath. Remains of the Chateau Wood World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict occurring from 1914 to... World War I, Upper Silesia was divided between The Federal Republic of Germany ( German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. Due to its central location, Germany has more neighbours than any other European country: these are Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the... Germany, The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania... Poland and Czechoslovakia (Czech: Československo, Slovak: Česko-Slovensko/before 1990 Československo) was a country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 until 1992 (except for the World War II period). On January 1, 1993, it peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, in what was known as the... Czechoslovakia. The German portion was reorganized into two provinces: State service flag Civil flag Lower Silesia (German Niederschlesien) was a province of Prussia which together with Upper Silesia (Oberschlesien) formed most of the historical region Silesia until the end of World War II. However, some parts went to the new state of Czechoslovakia after World War I. Silesia was... Lower Silesia and P.G Wodehouse was interned in Upper Silesia at Tost during WWII ... Upper Silesia.


In Poland (after 1945)

After Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (60,000 ft) into the air. August 9, 1945 World War II was a global conflict that started in 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the... World War II most of Lower Silesia was assigned to Poland by the In general, allies are people or groups that have joined an alliance and are working together to achieve some common purpose. In general English usage, those who share a common goal and whose work toward that goal is complementary may be viewed as allies for various purposes even when no... Allies and reorganized into Wroclaw Voivodship (Polish: województwo wrocławskie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship. Capital city: Wroclaw Major cities and towns: (population in 1995): Wroclaw (642,700); Olesnica (38,900); Olawa (31,800). See also: Voivodships of... Wrocław Voivodship (1945-1975). The German population was forcefully expelled. As a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act (1975) Poland's administration was reorganized into 49 voivodships, 4 of them in Lower Silesia: Jelenia Góra Voivodship, Legnica Voivodship (Polish: województwo legnickie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship. Capital city: Legnica Major cities and towns: (population in 1995): Legnica (108,000); Lubin (83,500); Glogow (74,200); Jawor (25,600); Polkowice (21... Legnica Voivodship, Walbrzych Voivodship (Polish: województwo wałbrzyskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship. Capital city: Walbrzych Major cities and towns: (population in 1995): Walbrzych (139,600); Swidnica (64,800); Dzierzoniow (38,300); Bielawa (34,600... Wałbrzych Voivodship and Wroclaw Voivodship (Polish: województwo wrocławskie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship. Capital city: Wroclaw Major cities and towns: (population in 1995): Wroclaw (642,700); Olesnica (38,900); Olawa (31,800). See also: Voivodships of... Wrocław Voivodship (1975-1998). As a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act of 1998, these 4 provinces were joined into the Lower Silesian voivodship since 1999 Lower Silesia (Polish Dolny Śląsk, German Niederschlesien, Latin Silesia Inferior) is the north-western part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia in Poland, located along the middle Oder River and organized into Lower Silesian Voivodship, (Polish: województwo dolnoś... Lower Silesian Voivodship (effective January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. Here a calendar year refers to the order in which the months are displayed, January to December. The first day of the medieval Julian year was usually a day other than January 1... 1 January 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. Years: 1996 1997 1998 - 1999 - 2000 2001 2002 Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s - 1990s - 2000s 2010s 2020s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1999 in... 1999), whose capital is The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław.


See also

  • According to the statute, constitution or last will of the Polish duke Boleslaus the Wrymouth Poland was divided into the 4-5 hereditary provinces distributed among his sons, and a royal province of Cracow for the eldest to be the high-duke of all Poland. One of these provinces, Silesia... Dukes of Silesia
  • Please be advised that the factual accuracy of Wikipedia articles dealing with topics related to the Oder-Neisse Line is often disputed. Silesia (Polish Śląsk, German Schlesien, Czech Slezsko) is a historical region in central Europe. Most of it is now within the borders of Poland, but... Silesia
  • Upper Silesia (Polish Górny Śląsk, German Oberschlesien, Czech Horní Slezsko) is the south-eastern part of Silesia, a historical and geographical region of Poland (Opole Voivodship and Silesian Voivodship) and of the Czech Republic (Silesian-Moravian Region). The region is situated in the Silesian highlands, between... Upper Silesia
  • Lower Silesian voivodship since 1999 Lower Silesia (Polish Dolny Śląsk, German Niederschlesien, Latin Silesia Inferior) is the north-western part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia in Poland, located along the middle Oder River and organized into Lower Silesian Voivodship, (Polish: województwo dolnoś... Lower Silesian Voivodship
  • State service flag Civil flag Lower Silesia (German Niederschlesien) was a province of Prussia which together with Upper Silesia (Oberschlesien) formed most of the historical region Silesia until the end of World War II. However, some parts went to the new state of Czechoslovakia after World War I. Silesia was... Lower Silesia (Prussian province)


 
The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania... Poland
Large flag of Poland Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. Most of the flags have had their colours improved and many have been resized to the proper ratios. For a complete list of Wikipedia flags, see List of flags. This image is a...
A voivodship (in Polish województwo) has been a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland since the 14th century. As a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998, 16 new voivodships were created (effective January 1, 1999) and replaced the 49 voivodships which had existed... Voivodships of Poland
Greater Poland Voivodship Location Administrative division General information Capital city Poznań Area 29 826 km² Population  - density 3 359 000 112 people/km² Powiats  - Urban counties  - Land counties 4 31 Communes 226 Greater Poland Voivodship (in Polish województwo wielkopolskie) is an administrative... Greater Poland | Kujavian-Pomeranian voivodship since 1999 The Kujavian-Pomeranian Voivodship (in Polish województwo kujawsko-pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in central-northern Poland. Created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Bydgoszcz, Torun and Wloclawek voivodships as a result of Local Government Reogranization Act of 1998... Kuyavia-Pomerania | The Lesser Poland Voivodship or Little Poland Voivodship (in Polish województwo małopolskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in the south of Poland that contains core areas of the historical and geographical region of Lesser Poland (Malopolska). It was created on 1 January 1999 out of... Lesser Poland | Łódź voivodship since 1999 Coat of Arms of Łódź Voivodship Łódź Voivodship (1) ( Polish województwo łódzkie) is an administrative and local government region in central Poland created on January 1, 1999 out of the former Łó... Łódź | Lower Silesian voivodship since 1999 Lower Silesia (Polish Dolny Śląsk, German Niederschlesien, Latin Silesia Inferior) is the north-western part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia in Poland, located along the middle Oder River and organized into Lower Silesian Voivodship, (Polish: województwo dolnoś... Lower Silesia | Lublin voivodship since 1999 Lublin Voivodship (in Polish województwo lubelskie) is an administrative and local government region or voivodship in the eastern part of Poland. It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Lublin (2), Chełm, Zamość, Biała Podlaska and... Lublin | Lubusz voivodship since 1999 The Lubusz Voivodship (in Polish województwo lubuskie) is an administrative and local government region or voivodship in the western part of Poland. It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Zielona Góra and Gorzów Wielkopolski voivodships as a result of... Lubusz | Masovian voivodship since 1999 The Masovian Voivodship (in Polish województwo mazowieckie) is the largest and most populous of the sixteen Polish administrative regions or voivodships created in 1999. It covers an area of 35,598 km² in eastern-central Poland and contains nearly 5.1 million inhabitants. Its principal... Masovia | Opole voivodship since 1999 1) Opole Voivodship (since 1999) or Opole Silesia (Polish: województwo opolskie, Śląsk Opolski) is an administrative and local government region created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Opole (2) and parts of Czestochowa voivodships as a result of the Local... Opole | Podlasie Voivodship Location Administrative division General information Capital city Białystok Area 20 180 km² Population  - density  - % of population of Poland 1 mln 221 000 60,5 people/km² 3,2 % Cities Powiats Communes Sołectwo Villages 36 17 118 3307 3272 Agriculture 12 006 km... Podlachia | The Pomeranian Voivodship (in Polish województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania. Pomeranian voivodship since 1999 (1) Pomeranian voivodship (1999-), administrative and local government unit of the Republic of Poland established on January 1, 1999 out of former... Pomerania | Swietokrzyskie voivodship since 1999 Holy Cross Voivodship or Swietokrzyskie Voivodship (Polish Województwo świętokrzyskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in central Poland. It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Kielce and half of Tarnobrzeg voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganization... Świętokrzyskie | Silesian voivodship since 1999 Silesia or Silesian Voivodship(1) is an administrative region and local government unit in Poland, established in 1999 out of Katowice, Czętochowa and Bielsko-Biała voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999). Contents // 1... Silesia | Subcarpathian voivodship since 1999 The Subcarpathian Voivodship (in Polish województwo podkarpackie) is an administrative and local government region or voivodship of south-eastern Poland. It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Rzeszow, Przemysl, Krosno and parts of Tarnow and Tarnobrzeg voivodships as a result of... Subcarpathia | Warmińsko-Mazurskie voivodship since 1999 Coat of Arms of Warmia-Masuria Warmia i Mazury (officially, the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship) is an administrative region or voivodship of north-eastern Poland. The capital is Olsztyn. It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Olsztyn and... Warmia and Masuria | West Pomeranian voivodship since 1999 West Pomerania (Polish: Pomorze Zachodnie, German: West Pommern; Latin Pomerania Occidentalis) or West Pomeranian Voivodship (Polish: województwo zachodniopomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in the northwestern part of Poland. It borders the Lubusz (Lubuskie), Greater Poland (Wielkopolskie) and Pomeranian (Pomorskie) voivodships. It was... West Pomerania
This page includes a list of cities in Poland and a table of major Polish cities. The table ranks by population based on the Central Statistical Office of Poland. Note that in Polish administrational system there is no difference between a city and a town thus all urban communities are... Principal cities
Warsaw ( Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula river roughly 350 km from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. Its... Warsaw | The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Łódź. Łódź (pronounce: [wudʑ]) is the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, located in the centre of the country. It is the capital of the... Łódź | This article is about the city in Poland. There is also Krakow, Wisconsin in the United States of America. Kraków (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  ... Kraków | The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław | The Poznan is also a breed of horse. The title given to this article lacks diacritics because of certain technical limitations. The title with diacritics is: Poznań (in Polish pronounced: ; [pɔznaɲ]; full official name:The Capital City of Poznań, Latin: Posnania, German: Posen) is a... Poznań | For alternative meanings of Gdańsk and Danzig, see Gdansk (disambiguation) and Danzig (disambiguation) The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Gdańsk. Gdańsk (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: Nec temere, nec timide (Neither rashly nor timidly... Gdańsk | Szczecin (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship West Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta Szczecina Mayor Marian Jurczyk Area 301,3 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 413 600 1372/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1243 Latitude Longitude 14°34E 53°26N Area code +48... Szczecin | Bydgoszcz (in Polish pronounce: [:bidgɔʃʧ], Latin: Bydgostia) is a city in northern Poland, on Brda and Vistula rivers, with a population of 369,151 (2004). It has been the capital of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship since 1999, and was previously the capital of the Bydgoszcz Voivodship (1947... Bydgoszcz | Lublin (pronounce: [lublin]) is the biggest city in eastern Poland and the capital of Lublin Voivodship with a population of 355,954 (2004). Lublin (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lubelskie Municipal government Rada Miasta Lublin Mayor Andrzej Pruszkowski Area 147,5 km² Population  - city  - urban  ... Lublin | Katowice (pronounce: [katɔvʲitsɛ], original former Polish name Kątowicze, 1953-1956 Stalinogród - Stalin City, Czech Katovice, German Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the Klodnica and Rawa rivers. Katowice is the capital of... Katowice | The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Białystok. Białystok (pronounce: [bȋa:wistɔk]) is the largest city (pop. 291,300 in 2004) in north-eastern Poland and the capital of Podlasie Voivodship since 1999... Białystok | The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Częstochowa. Częstochowa (pronounce: [ʧε̃stɔ:xɔva]) is a city in south Poland on the Warta River with 248,894 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Silesian... Częstochowa | Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], Kashubian Gdiniô; German Gdingen) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. Gdynia is located in Kashubia in Eastern Pomerania. Gdynia is part of a conurbation with the spa... Gdynia | The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Toruń. Toruń (pronounce: [:tɔruɲ], Kashubian: Torń, German Thorn, see also other names) is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula river. It has 208,386 inhabitants (2004... Toruń | Radom (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor Zdzisław Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car... Radom | Kielce (pronounce: [ˈkjεlʦε]) is a city in central Poland with 210,311 inhabitants (2004). It is also the capital city of the Swietokrzyskie Voivodship since 1999, previously in Kielce Voivodship (1975-1998). The city is located in the middle of the Holy Cross Mountains, at... Kielce | Rzeszów (pronounce: [ʒεʃuv]) is a city in south-eastern Poland with a population of 159,649 ( 2003), granted a town charter in 1354, the capital of the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Rzeszow Voivodship ( 1945- 1998). In 2004, Rzeszów hosted the Central... Rzeszów | Olsztyn (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Warmia i Mazury Municipal government Rada Miasta Olsztyn Mayor Czesław Jerzy Małkowski Area 87,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 173 350 - 1972/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 53°47 N 20°30 E... Olsztyn

 
 

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