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Lubusz Voivodship (Polish: województwo lubuskie) is an administrative region, or voivodship, of western Poland.
It borders on the West Pomeranian , Greater Poland, and Lower Silesian Voivodships. File links The following pages link to this file: Lubusz Voivodship Categories: GFDL images ... A Voivodship (also voivodeship, Romanian: voievodat, Polish: województwo, Serbian: vojvodstvo or vojvodina) was a feudal state in medieval Romania, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Serbia (see Vojvodina), ruled by a Voivod (voivode). ... West Pomeranian Voivodship. ... Greater Poland Voivodship (in Polish województwo wielkopolskie) is an administrative region or voivodship of western-central Poland It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Poznan, Kalisz, Konin, Pila and Leszno voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. ... 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 dolnośląskie) with capital Wrocław It was...


It was created January 1, 1999, out of the former Gorzów Wielkopolski and Zielona Góra voivodships, pursuant to the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. The voivodship's name recalls the historic Lubusz Land (Lebus or Lubus), a medieval Polish province. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Gorzów Wielkopolski Voivodship Gorzów Wielkopolski Voivodship (Polish: województwo gorzowskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lubusz Voivodship. ... Zielona Góra Voivodship Zielona Góra Voivodship (Polish: województwo zielonogórskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lubusz Voivodship. ... Lubus Land, Lebus Land ( pol: Ziemia Lubuska ger: Land Lebus, czech: Lubušsko) on the Oder river. ... Lebus (-German, Polish: Lubusz) is a town in the southeast of the Märkisch-Oderland District in Brandenburg, Germany. ...


The two capitals of this administrative region are Gorzów Wielkopolski and Zielona Góra.
Area : 13,985 km²
Population : 1,019,000. Gorzów Wielkopolski (abbrev. ... Town hall Zielona Góra (pronounced: [Ê‘elÉ”na,gura], German Grünberg) is a city in western Poland with 118,730 inhabitants (2004), situated in the Lubusz Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Zielona Góra Voivodship (1975-1998). ...


This is a flat, swampy region with numerous lakes and woodlands. Grapes are cultivated in the south, around Zielona Góra. Town hall Zielona Góra (pronounced: [Ê‘elÉ”na,gura], German Grünberg) is a city in western Poland with 118,730 inhabitants (2004), situated in the Lubusz Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Zielona Góra Voivodship (1975-1998). ...


History

By conquest the first leaders of the Polans, Mieszko I and especially Boleslaw I added a number of surrounding territories to the newly estasblished core Polish state and Lebus Land or Lubusz in Lusatia came for a short time under Polish rule. However in 1031 under emperor Conrad Lusatia went back to the empire. Part of the historic province was located on the western bank of the Oder River, where the main settlement, the German town of Lebus, was located. Polish western expansion was opposed and eventually halted by a number of anti- measures undertaken by Emperor Otto II, Henry II, Conrad and later rulers. Reign ca. ... Reign From 992 until 1025 Coronation On April 18, 1025 in Gniezno Cathedral, Poland Royal House Piast Coat of Arms Orzeł Piastowski Parents Mieszko I Dubrawka Consorts Rikdaga Judith Enmilda Oda Children with Judith Bezprym with Enmilda Regelina Mieszko II Lambert Otton with Oda Matylda Date of Birth 966/967... Lusatia (German Lausitz, Upper Sorbian Łužica, Lower Sorbian Łužyca, Polish Łużyce, Czech Lužice, sometimes called Sorbia, is a historical region between Bóbr-Kwisa rivers and Elbe river in northeastern Germany (states of Saxony and Brandenburg), south-western Poland (voivodship of Lower Silesia and northern Czech... The Oder River (Czech/Polish: Odra, German: Oder, Ancient Latin: Viadua, Viadrus, Medieval Latin: Odera, Oddera) is a river in Central Europe. ... Lebus (-German, Polish: Lubusz) is a town in the southeast of the Märkisch-Oderland District in Brandenburg, Germany. ... Otto II (955 - December 7, 983, Rome), was the third German ruler of the Saxon or Ottonian dynasty. ... Rulers with the title Henry II include: Henry II of Castile Henry II of England Henry II of France Henry II of Germany, also Holy Roman Emperor Henry II of Navarre Henry II, Duke of Saxony Henry II of Jerusalem (also Henry II of Cyprus) Henry II, Duke of Bavaria...


In 1226 Lebus Land came under direct jurisdiction of the empire and around 1250, it was acquired by the Ascanian margraves of Brandenburg. It is thus sometimes referred to by Poles as 'the first Polish province to fall to German expansionism (See Drang nach Osten)'. Events December 13 - Death of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor Louis IX of France is captured by Muslims and has to ransom himself Mabinogion appears Albertus Magnus isolates the element arsenic Vincent of Beauvais writes proto-encyclopedic The Greater Mirror City of Stockholm founded Alphonso III of Portugal takes Algarve... The Ascanian dynasty of the rulers of Brandenburg began with Albert the Bear who inherited the territory from its last Wendish ruler, Pribislav, in 1150. ... Margrave is the English and French form of the German title Markgraf (from Mark march and Graf count) and certain equivalent nobiliary (princely) titles in other languages. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg (Sorbian/Lusatian: Brandisborska) is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In 1945 conquest of eastern Germany by the Soviet Union was followed by the redrawing of Poland's borders after the Second World War, the region was transferred to Poland, who like to refer to it as 'Regained or Recovered Territories'. 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Note: although the term recovered territories has a clear meaning in Poland and Polish historiography, it is not a widely accepted term or concept in Germany or in English-speaking nations. ...


External Link

[Polish Government Link, Lands conquered by Mieszko I and Boleslaw I http://poland.gov.pl/Mieszko,I,and,Boleslaw,Chrobry,(Boleslaus,the,Brave),326.html]

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Principal cities: Warsaw | Łódź | Kraków | Wrocław | Poznań | Gdańsk | Szczecin | Bydgoszcz | Lublin | Katowice | Białystok | Częstochowa | Gdynia | Gorzów Wielkopolski | Toruń | Radom | Kielce | Rzeszów | Olsztyn Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... The voivodship (Polish: województwo) has been a second-level administrative unit in Poland since the 14th century. ... Greater Poland Voivodship (in Polish województwo wielkopolskie) is an administrative region or voivodship of western-central Poland It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Poznan, Kalisz, Konin, Pila and Leszno voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. ... The Kujavian-Pomeranian Voivodship (in Polish województwo kujawsko-pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in central-northern Poland. ... The Lesser Poland Voivodship or Little Poland Voivodship (in Polish województwo maÅ‚opolskie) 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). ... 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 dolnośląskie) with capital Wrocław It was... Lublin Voivodship. ... Łódź Voivodship. ... Coat of arms of Masovian Voivodship Flag of Masovian Voivodship 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. ... Opole Voivodship. ... Podlasie Voivodship or Podlachia Voivodship (Polish: województwo podlaskie) is an administrative region, or voivodship, in northeastern Poland. ... The Pomeranian Voivodship (in Polish województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania. ... 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, CzÄ™tochowa and Bielsko-BiaÅ‚a voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999). ... Subcarpathian voivodship since 1999 The Subcarpathian Voivodship (in Polish województwo podkarpackie) is an administrative and local government region or voivodship of south-eastern Poland. ... Swietokrzyskie voivodship since 1999 Holy Cross Voivodship or Swietokrzyskie Voivodship (Polish Województwo Å›wiÄ™tokrzyskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in central Poland. ... WarmiÅ„sko-Mazurskie voivodship since 1999 Coat of Arms of Warmia-Masuria Warmia i Mazury (officially, the WarmiÅ„sko-Mazurskie Voivodship) is an administrative region or voivodship of north-eastern Poland. ... West Pomeranian Voivodship. ... This page includes a list of cities in Poland and a table of major Polish cities. ... Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Łódź (pronunciation: ), the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, lies in the centre of the country. ... Tomb of Kazimierz the Great St. ... WrocÅ‚aw, (Polish pronunciation: (?), Czech: , German: ( (help· info)), Latin: Wratislavia or Vratislavia) is the capital of Lower Silesia in southwestern Poland, situated on the Oder River (Odra). ... Motto: none Voivodship Greater Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Poznania Mayor Ryszard Grobelny Area 261,3 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 578 900 (2002) 850 000 2215/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1253 Latitude Longitude 52°1734 N - 52°3027 N 16°4408 E - 17°04... GdaÅ„sk (Polish pronunciation: (?), German: ( ), Kashubian: GduÅ„sk, Latin: Gedania; also other languages) is the sixth-largest city in Poland, and also its principal seaport and the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodship. ... Szczecin (pronounce: [ʃʧɛtÉ•in], Latin: Stetinum or Scecinum, also Sedinum; Kashubian/Pomeranian Sztetëno; best known worldwide by its German name: Stettin), is now in Poland, its sixth largest city, and the largest Polish seaport on the Baltic. ... Bydgoszcz (Polish pronunciation: (?), German: Bromberg, Latin: Bydgostia) is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers, with a population of 369,151 (2004). ... For other uses, see Lublin (disambiguation). ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government UrzÄ…d Miasta Katowice Mayor Piotr Uszok Area 164. ... BiaÅ‚ystok (pronounce: (help· info), Belarusian: , Lithuanian: , Yiddish ביאַליסטאָק Byalistok is the largest city (pop. ... Motto: CzÄ™stochowa is a good city Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada miasta CzÄ™stochowy Mayor Tadeusz Wrona Area 160 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 248,894 (2004) none 1 597/km² Founded City rights 11th century after 1370 Latitude Longitude 50°48N 19°07E Area code +48... Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], German: Gdingen/Gotenhafen, Kashubian/Pomeranian: Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. ... Gorzów Wielkopolski (abbrev. ... ToruÅ„ (Polish pronunciation: (?), German: ( (help· info)), Kashubian: TorÅ„, see also other names) is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula river. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor ZdzisÅ‚aw Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 227 309 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car plates WR Twin towns Homyel (Belarus), Ternopil (Ukraine), Ploie... Kielce (pronounce: [ˈkjεlʦε]) is a city in central Poland with 210,311 inhabitants (2004). ... Rzeszów (pronounce: [ʒεʃuv]) is a city in south-eastern Poland with a population of 164 000 (2005), granted a town charter in 1354, the capital of the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Rzeszow Voivodship (1945-1998). ... Olsztyn (pronounce: [:É”lʃtin], German Allenstein) is a city in northeast Poland, on the Lyna River (German Alle). ...


 
 

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