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Encyclopedia > Province of Upper Silesia

Upper Silesia (Polish: Górny Śląsk, German: Oberschlesien) was a province of the Free State of Prussia from 1919 to 1945. Between 1938 and 1941 it was united with Lower Silesia as the Province of Silesia. The Provinces of Prussia constituted the main administrative divisions Prussia. ... Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 Prussia (German: ; Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Lithuanian: ; Polish: ; Old Prussian: PrÅ«sa) was, most recently, a historic state originating in Brandenburg, an area which for centuries had substantial influence on German and European history. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Lower Silesia (Niederschlesien in German) was a province of the Free State of Prussia from 1919 to 1945. ... Please be advised that the factual accuracy of Wikipedia articles dealing with topics related to the Oder-Neisse Line is often disputed. ...

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Upper Silesia (Oberschlesien in German) was a province of the Free State of Prussia from 1919 to 1945. Between 1938 and 1941 it was united with Upper Silesia as the Province of Silesia. Silesia had been ceded by the Austrian Monarchy to the Kingdom of Prussia in 1742. The capital of Lower Silesia was Oppeln (Opole). The province was further divided into two administrative regions (Regierungsbezirke), Kattowitz and Oppeln. The Provinces of Prussia constituted the main administrative divisions Prussia. ... Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 Prussia (German: ; Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Lithuanian: ; Polish: ; Old Prussian: PrÅ«sa) was, most recently, a historic state originating in Brandenburg, an area which for centuries had substantial influence on German and European history. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Please be advised that the factual accuracy of Wikipedia articles dealing with topics related to the Oder-Neisse Line is often disputed. ... Prussian Silesia, 1871, outlined in yellow; Silesia at the close of the Seven Years War in 1763, outlined in cyan (areas now in the Czech Republic were Austrian-ruled at that time) Silesia (Czech: ; German: ; Polish: ; Silesian: Åšlonsk / Åšlónsk) is a historical region in central Europe. ... Flag of Prussia (1894 - 1918) The Kingdom of Prussia existed from 1701 until 1918, and from 1871 was the leading kingdom of the German Empire, comprising in its last form almost two-thirds of the area of the Empire. ... Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard ZembaczyÅ„ski Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - 1217 Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48 77 Car plates OP Twin towns Alytus, Agii...

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Administrative regions

Regierungsbezirk Kattowitz

City Counties / Stadtkreise

  1. City of Beuthen
  2. City of Gleiwitz
  3. City of Hindenburg im Oberschlesien
  4. City of Kattowitz (She bounded to Poland between 1921 and 1939)
  5. City of Königshütte (She bounded to Poland between 1921 and 1939)

Bytom (pronounce: [bitÉ”m], German: Beuthen) is a city in southern Poland with 205,560 inhabitants (1999). ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 200,361 (December 31, 2004) - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SG Twin towns Bottrop, Dessau... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska w Zabrzu Mayor Jerzy GoÅ‚ubowicz Area 80,43 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 194. ... Panorama of Katowice at night Katowice (pronunciation: [] (Czech: Katovice, German: Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the KÅ‚odnica and Rawa rivers. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government UrzÄ…d Miasta Chorzów Mayor Marek Kopel Area 33,5 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 117 430 - 2856/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 50°18 N 18°57 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SH Twin towns - Municipal Website Chorzów... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Counties / Landkreise

  1. Bendsburg County (She bounded to Austro-Hungarian Monarchy before 1918)
  2. Beuthen-Tarnowitz County (in Tarnowitz) (She bounded to Poland between 1921 and 1939)
  3. Bielitz (She bounded to Austro-Hungarian Monarchy before 1918)
  4. Kattowitz County
  5. Krenau County (She bounded to Austro-Hungarian Monarchy before 1918)
  6. Ilkenau County (She bounded to Russian Empire before 1918)
  7. Pless County (She bounded to Poland between 1921 and 1939)
  8. Rybnik County (She bounded to Poland between 1921 and 1939)
  9. Saybusch County (She bounded to Austro-Hungarian Monarchy before 1918)
  10. Teschen County (She bounded to Austro-Hungarian Monarchy before 1918)
  11. Tost-Gleiwitz County (in Gleiwitz) (Tost part of county bounded to Poland between 1921 and 1939)

BÄ™dzin Castle BÄ™dzin (pronounced: ) is a town in south Poland with 59,936 inhabitants (31 Dec 1999). ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Bielsko-BiaÅ‚a (pronounce: [[Media:Bielsko-Biala. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Panorama of Katowice at night Katowice (pronunciation: [] (Czech: Katovice, German: Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the KÅ‚odnica and Rawa rivers. ... Chrzanów is a town in south Poland with 42,100 inhabitants (1995). ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Olkusz is a town in south Poland with 40,500 inhabitants (1995). ... Official language Russian Official Religion Russian Orthodox Christianity Capital Saint Petersburg (Petrograd 1914-1925) Area Approx. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Pszczyna town hall Pszczyna (German: Pleß) is a town in southern Poland with 26,827 inhabitants (2003) within the immediate gmina rising to 50,121 inhabitants in the powiat, which includes the town of Pszczyna, itself, Brzeźce (1041), Czarków (1852), Ćwiklice (2569), Jankowice (2591), Łąka (2729), Piasek (3252... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Rybnik (pronounced: [ribnik]) is a city in southern Poland, in the Silesian Voivodship, close to the border with the Czech Republic, about 290 km south of the Polish capital Warsaw (Warszawa) and about 100 km west of Kraków, on the southern outskirts of the Upper Silesian industrial and metropolitan... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Å»ywiec is a town in southern Poland with 32,300 inhabitants (2001). ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Divided city. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 204 800 - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SG Twin towns Bottrop, Dessau , Doncaster, Kezmarok, Nacka... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Regierungsbezirk Oppeln

City Counties / Stadtkreise

  1. City of Neisse
  2. City of Oppeln
  3. City of Ratibor

New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. ... Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard ZembaczyÅ„ski Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - 1217 Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48 77 Car plates OP Twin towns Alytus, Agii... Racibórz (-Polish, Czech: RatiboÅ™, German: Ratibor) is a town in southern Poland with 65,100 inhabitants (1995) situated in the Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodship (1975-1998). ...

Counties / Landkreise

  1. Blachstädt County
  2. Cosel County
  3. Falkenberg in Oberschleisen County
  4. Gross Strehlitz County
  5. Grottkau County
  6. Guttentag County
  7. Kreuzburg in Oberschlesien County
  8. Leobschütz County
  9. Lublinitz County (She bounded to Poland between 1921 and 1939 and changed her name as Loben between 1941 and 1945)
  10. Neisse County
  11. Neustadt in Oberschlesien County
  12. Oppeln County
  13. Ratibor County
  14. Rosenberg County
  15. Warthenau County (She bounded to Austro-Hungarian Monarchy before 1918)


Now Upper Silesia lies mainly in Poland (see Silesian Voivodship) and with parts in the Czech Republic; the Český Těšín area. Strzelce Opolskie is a town in south-western Poland with 21,900 inhabitants (1995), situated in the Opole Voivodship. ... Kluczbork (German name ) is a town in south-western Poland with 26,670 inhabitants (2003), situated in the Opole Voivodship. ... GÅ‚ubczyce (Czech: Hlubčice, German: Leobschütz) is a town in Poland, on the border with Czech Republic. ... Mental Hospital in Lubliniec Lubliniec (German Lublinitz) is a town in south Poland with 26,900 inhabitants (1995). ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nysa can mean: Nysa was a mythical place in Greek mythology where the young god Dionysus was raised. ... Prudnik (German: ) is a town in south-western Poland with 24,000 inhabitants (2003), situated in the Opole Voivodship. ... Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard ZembaczyÅ„ski Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - 1217 Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48 77 Car plates OP Twin towns Alytus, Agii... Racibórz (-Polish, Czech: RatiboÅ™, German: Ratibor) is a town in southern Poland with 65,100 inhabitants (1995) situated in the Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodship (1975-1998). ... Wooden Saint Anne church in Olesko, built in 1518, expanded in 1668-1670 Olesno (German: ) is a town in Poland, in Opole Voivodship. ... Zawiercie is a town in Silesian Voivodship, south Poland with 55,800 inhabitants (2005). ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 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). ...


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