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Encyclopedia > Ruthenian Voivodeship
Palatinatus Russiae
Flag Coat of arms
Location
Capital city Lwów
Area 55,200 km²
Population (1770)
 - Density
1 495 000
24,4/km²
Powiats
 - Urban counties
 - Land counties

13
5
Communes 200

Ruthenia Voivodeship (Latin: Palatinatus russiae, Polish: województwo ruskie; 1366-1772) was an administrative division of the Kingdom of Poland (see Kingdom of Poland [1320–1385], Kingdom of Poland [1385–1569], and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1569–1791). Together with Bełz Voivodeship, it formed Lesser Poland Province with capilot city in Kraków. Part of Lesser Poland region. This region was later largely part of the Austrian province of Galicia and today is divided among Poland, Ukraine and Belarus. Image File history File links Lvov. ... Image File history File links POL_województwo_ruskie_COA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Ruthenian Voivodeship ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2000x1564, 1133 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Ruthenian Voivodeship LÄ™dzianie ... Motto: Semper fidelis Oblast Lviv Oblast Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 808,900 ? 4786/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1353 Latitude Longitude 49°51′ N 24°01′ E Area code +0322 Car plates  ? Twin towns Corning, Freiburg... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county (Polish: powiat, pronounced povyat; plural, powiaty) is the Polish third-level unit of administration, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture (NUTS-4 or rather LAU-1) in other countries. ... Powiat is the Polish name for county, a second-level unit of the administrative division and local government in Poland. ... Powiat is the Polish name for county, a second-level unit of the administrative division and local government in Poland. ... The municipality or commune (Polish: gmina, plural: gminy) is the principal unit (lowest level) of territorial division in Poland. ... Events Births Anne of Bohemia, Queen consort of Richard II of England. ... Year 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Kingdom of Poland of the later Piasts was the Polish state in the years between the coronation of WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw I the Elbow-high in 1320 and the death of Kazimierz III the Great in 1370. ... The Kingdom of Poland of the Jagiellons was the Polish state in the years between the death of Casimir III in 1370 and the Union of Lublin in 1569. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... BeÅ‚z Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo BeÅ‚skie, Latin: Palatinatus Belzensis) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland from 14th century to the partitions of Poland in 1772-1795. ... Prowincja (plural: prowincje), or province, was the largest unit of local subdivision in Poland and later the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. ... Wawel Hill. ... Kraków Katowice WrocÅ‚aw Łódź PoznaÅ„ Bydgoszcz Lublin BiaÅ‚ystok GdaÅ„sk Szczecin Warsaw M A S O V I A S I L E S I A G R E A T E R P O L A N D L E S S E R P O... Coat-of-arms of Galicia or Galicja Galicia (Ukrainian: , Polish: , German: , Hungarian: , Czech: , Turkish: ) is an historical region in East Central Europe, currently divided between Poland and Ukraine. ...

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History

Settled in prehistoric times, the central-eastern European land that is now (sountern-eastern part in Poland, western in Ukraine) was overrun in pre-Roman times by various tribes, including the Celts, Goths and Vandals (Przeworsk culture). After the fall of the Roman Empire, of which most of eastern Poland was part (all parts below the San and Dniester), the area was invaded by Hungarians, Slavs and Avars. A Celtic cross. ... Invasion of the Goths: a late 19th century painting by O. Fritsche, is a highly romanticized portrait of the Goths as cavalrymen. ... The Vandals traditional reputation: a colored steel engraving of the Sack of Rome (455) by Heinrich Leutemann (1824-1904), c 1860-80 Vandal and Vandali redirect here. ... The green area is the Przeworsk culture in the first half of the 3rd century. ... Length 433 km Basin area 16,861 km² Origin Carpathian Mountains Tributary of Vistula River Countries Poland, Ukraine San River. ... Map showing the location of Avar Khaganate, c. ...

Árpád and the six other chieftains of the Magyars. From the Chronicon Pictum
Árpád and the six other chieftains of the Magyars. From the Chronicon Pictum

The region subsequently became part of the Great Moravian state. Upon the invasion of the Hungarian tribes into the heart of the Great Moravian Empire around 899, the Lendians of the area declared their allegiance to Hungarian Empire. The region then became a site of contention between Poland, Kievan Rus and Hungary starting in at least the 9th century. Image File history File links HetVezer-ChroniconPictum. ... Image File history File links HetVezer-ChroniconPictum. ... Árpád (c. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A miniature from the Chronicon Pictum. ... Great Moravia was a Slavic empire existing in Central Europe between 833 and the early 10th century. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Events Edward the Elder becomes King of England. ... West Slavic tribes from Bavarian Geographer, 845, Lendizi nr 33 Lendians, Polish: Lędzianie by Constantine VII Lendzanenoi or Lendzaninoi in 959, by Josippon Lz’njn in 953, by Nestor the Chronicler, 981 - Lachy, by Ali al-Masudi Landzaneh - 940, better known in historiography by the names derived from the... As a means of recording the passage of time the 9th century was that century that lasted from 801 to 900. ...

Approximate borders of Great Moravia at its greatest extent on an older map (in 890 - 894)
Approximate borders of Great Moravia at its greatest extent on an older map (in 890 - 894)

Originally it was related to a certain territory between Western Bug and Wieprz rivers. Its Polish name was Ziemia czerwieńska, or "Czerwień Land" by the name of Cherven, a town that existed there. (Today there are several towns with this name, none of them related to Red Ruthenia). Image File history File links Great_Moravia. ... Image File history File links Great_Moravia. ... Great Moravia was a Slavic empire existing in Central Europe between 833 and the early 10th century. ... Events The sovereignty of prince Svatopluk I in Bohemia is confirmed. ... Births Deaths Events Northumbrians and East Angles swear allegiance to Alfred the Great. ... Bug at Wlodawa One of the two rivers called Bug (pronounced Boog), the Western Bug, or Buh (Belarusian: Захо́дні Буг; Russian: За́падный Буг; Ukrainian: Західн&#1080... Wieprz is a river in central-eastern Poland, a tributary of the Vistula river, with a length of 303 kilometres (9th longest) and the basin area of 10,415 sq. ...


This area was mentioned for the first time in 981, when Volodymyr the Great of Kievan Rus took the area over on the way inside Poland. In 1018 it returned to Poland, 1031 back to Rus, in 1340 Casimir III of Poland recovered it. Since these times the name Ruś Czerwona is recorded, translated as "Red Ruthenia" ("Czerwień" means red color in Slavic languages or from Polish village Czermno ), applied to a territory extended up to Dniester River, with priority gradually transferred to Przemyśl. Since the times of Władyslaw Jagiełło, the Przemyśl voivodeship was called Ruthenian Voivodship ("województwo ruskie"), with the priority eventually transferred to Lwów. It consisted of five lands: Lwów, Sanok, Halicz, Przemyśl, and Chełm. This part of Poland was controlled by Austria for almost 120 years. At that time the area was known as Galicia since 1772 to 1918. Events Births Princess Theodora, later Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire. ... Detail of the Millenium of Russia monument in Novgorod (1862) representing St Vladimir and his family. ... Kievan Rus′ (Ки́евская Ру́сь, Kievskaya Rus in Russian; Київська Русь, Kyivs’ka Rus’ in Ukrainian) was the early, mostly East Slavic¹ state dominated by the... // Team# 1018 Pike High School Robotics Team Team #1018 FIRST Logo Check Out Our FIRST WIKI Page Events Bulgaria becomes part of the Byzantine Empire. ... Events Collapse of the Moorish Caliphate of Córdoba. ... Events Europe has about 74 million inhabitants. ... Noble Family or Dynasty Piast dynasty Coat of Arms Piast Eagle Parents WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw I the Elbow-high, Jadwiga Kaliszka, of Gniezno and Greater Poland Consorts Aldona Ona, Adelheid of Hessen, Christina, Jadwiga of Glogow and Sagan Children 5 daughters Date of Birth 1310 Place of Birth Kowal Date...  Countries where a West Slavic language is the national language  Countries where an East Slavic language is the national language  Countries where a South Slavic language is the national language The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup... The river Dniestr (in Polish and Russian; Nistru in Romanian; Дністер, Dnister in Ukrainian; Tyras in Latin; also known as Dniester) is a river in Eastern Europe. ... For alternative meanings of Przemysl see: Przemysl (disambiguation page). ... Wladislaus II on Jan Matejkos painting Wladislaus II Jagiello (Polish Władysław II Jagiełło, Lithuanian Jogaila, and in Belarusian as Jahajla (Ягайла)) (c. ... The voivodeship or province (Polish: województwo) has been a second-level administrative unit in Poland since the 14th century. ... Lviv ( Львів in Ukrainian; Львов, Lvov in Russian; Lwów in Polish; Leopolis in Latin; Lemberg in German—see also cities alternative names) is a city in western Ukraine with 830,000 inhabitants (an additional 200,000 commute daily from... Sanok, (Ukrainian: Сянiк, Latin: Sanocum, German: Saanig, Yiddish: Sonik, in full The Royal Free City of Sanok, Polish: Królewskie Wolne Miasto Sanok), part of The Land of Sanok (Polish: Ziemia Sanocka, and Ruthenian Voivodeship), is a town in south-eastern Poland with 41,261 inhabitants (2005). ... Halych (Галич in Ukrainian or Russian [pronounced Halych and Galich]; Halicz in Polish; העליטש [Helitsh or Heylitsh] in Yiddish) is a town in Ukraine. ... Chełm is a town in eastern Poland with 68,595 inhabitants (2004). ... Coat-of-arms of Galicia or Galicja Galicia (Ukrainian: , Polish: , German: , Hungarian: , Czech: , Turkish: ) is an historical region in East Central Europe, currently divided between Poland and Ukraine. ... Year 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 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. ...

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Municipal government

Seat of the Voivodeship Governor (Wojewoda): For the heavy metal music band see Voivod (band). ...

Regional Sejmik (sejmik generalny) for all Ruthene lands Motto: Semper fidelis Oblast Lviv Oblast Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 808,900 ? 4786/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1353 Latitude Longitude 49°51′ N 24°01′ E Area code +0322 Car plates  ? Twin towns Corning, Freiburg... A sejmik (diminutive of the Polish sejm, or parliament) was a regional sejm in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and earlier in the Kingdom of Poland. ...

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Seats of Regional Sejmik (sejmik poselski i deputacki):

Motto: Semper fidelis Oblast Lviv Oblast Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 808,900 ? 4786/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1353 Latitude Longitude 49°51′ N 24°01′ E Area code +0322 Car plates  ? Twin towns Corning, Freiburg... Halych (Галич in Ukrainian or Russian [pronounced Halych and Galich]; Halicz in Polish; העליטש [Helitsh or Heylitsh] in Yiddish) is a town in Ukraine. ... PrzemyÅ›l (pronounce: pʃεmiÉ•l, Ukrainian: Перемишль, Peremyshl) is a town in south-eastern Poland with 67,847 inhabitants (2005). ... Sanok, (Ukrainian: Сянiк, Latin: Sanocum, German: Saanig, Yiddish: Sonik, in full The Royal Free City of Sanok, Polish: Królewskie Wolne Miasto Sanok), part of The Land of Sanok (Polish: Ziemia Sanocka, and Ruthenian Voivodeship), is a town in south-eastern Poland with 41,261 inhabitants (2005). ... Motto: Semper fidelis Oblast Lviv Oblast Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 808,900 ? 4786/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1353 Latitude Longitude 49°51′ N 24°01′ E Area code +0322 Car plates  ? Twin towns Corning, Freiburg... CheÅ‚m ( ; Ukrainian: , Kholm) is a town in eastern Poland with 72,595 inhabitants (2005). ...

Administrative division:

CheÅ‚m ( ; Ukrainian: , Kholm) is a town in eastern Poland with 72,595 inhabitants (2005). ... CheÅ‚m County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in eastern Poland, in Lublin Voivodship. ... CheÅ‚m ( ; Ukrainian: , Kholm) is a town in eastern Poland with 72,595 inhabitants (2005). ... Krasnystaw County (Polish: ) is a powiat (county) in eastern Poland, in Lublin Voivodship. ... Krasnystaw is a town in eastern Poland with 20,600 inhabitants (1995). ... Halych (Галич in Ukrainian or Russian [pronounced Halych and Galich]; Halicz in Polish; העליטש [Helitsh or Heylitsh] in Yiddish) is a town in Ukraine. ... Halych (Галич in Ukrainian or Russian [pronounced Halych and Galich]; Halicz in Polish; העליטש [Helitsh or Heylitsh] in Yiddish) is a town in Ukraine. ... Kolomyia (Kolomiya, Kolomyya, Ukrainian: Коломия, Russian: )) is a town in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast by the Prut River, located at 48° 31′ 50″ N 025° 02′ 25″ E. The settlement is known from 13th century. ... Terebovlya (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ) is a city in Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine. ... Motto: Semper fidelis Oblast Lviv Oblast Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 808,900 ? 4786/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1353 Latitude Longitude 49°51′ N 24°01′ E Area code +0322 Car plates  ? Twin towns Corning, Freiburg... Motto: Semper fidelis Oblast Lviv Oblast Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 808,900 ? 4786/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1353 Latitude Longitude 49°51′ N 24°01′ E Area code +0322 Car plates  ? Twin towns Corning, Freiburg... Zhydachiv (Ukrainian: , Polish: ) is a city in Lviv Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. ... Places PrzemyÅ›l – a city in SE Poland, probably established by an unknown duke called PrzemysÅ‚ PrzemyÅ›l Voivodship – a Polish province from 1975 to 1998 People PrzemysÅ‚, PrzemysÅ‚aw, PÅ™emysl or Przemko is a common Slavic name. ... Przemyśl County (in Polish powiat przemyski ) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Subcarpathian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. ... Places PrzemyÅ›l – a city in SE Poland, probably established by an unknown duke called PrzemysÅ‚ PrzemyÅ›l Voivodship – a Polish province from 1975 to 1998 People PrzemysÅ‚, PrzemysÅ‚aw, PÅ™emysl or Przemko is a common Slavic name. ... Sambir is a city in western Ukraine, close to the border with Poland. ... Drohobycz (the Polish and German name; in Russian Дpoгoбыч Drogobych, in Ukrainian Дpoгoбич Drohobych; in Yiddish דראָביטש Drobitsh or Drubitsh) is a city in Ukraine, in the Lvivska oblast. Population... The city of Stryi(German: Stryj) is located on the left bank of Stryi river on the Carpathian foothills in Ukraine. ... Ziemia Sanocka (in Polish: Land of Sanok) was an administrative division unit of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from the 14th-17th centuries. ... Sanok, (Ukrainian: Сянiк, Latin: Sanocum, German: Saanig, Yiddish: Sonik, in full The Royal Free City of Sanok, Polish: Królewskie Wolne Miasto Sanok), part of The Land of Sanok (Polish: Ziemia Sanocka, and Ruthenian Voivodeship), is a town in south-eastern Poland with 41,261 inhabitants (2005). ... Sanok County (in Polish powiat sanocki ) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Subcarpathian Voivodship in Poland, created on 1st January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. ... Sanok, (Ukrainian: Сянiк, Latin: Sanocum, German: Saanig, Yiddish: Sonik, in full The Royal Free City of Sanok, Polish: Królewskie Wolne Miasto Sanok), part of The Land of Sanok (Polish: Ziemia Sanocka, and Ruthenian Voivodeship), is a town in south-eastern Poland with 41,261 inhabitants (2005). ...

Voivods

Noble Family Tarnowski Coat of Arms Leliwa Parents Jan Amor Tarnowski Barbara Zawisza z Różnowa Consorts Barbara Tęczyńska Zofia Szydłowiecka Children with Barbara Tęczyńska Jan Aleksander Tarnowski Jan Amor Tarnowski with Zofia Szydłowiecka Zofia Tarnowska Jan... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... January 5 - Felix Manz, co-founder of the Swiss Anabaptists, was drowned in the Limmat in Zürich by the Zürich Reformed state church. ... Noble Family Odrowąż Coat of Arms Odrowąż Parents Jan Odrowąż Anna Tarnowska-JarosÅ‚awska Consorts Katarzyna Górka Anna of Masovia Children with Anna of Masovia Zofia Odrowąż Date of Birth 1509 Place of Birth  ? Date of Death February 12/April 2, 1545 Place of Death  ? StanisÅ‚aw Odrowąż (1509... Nobel Family Firlej Coat of Arms Lewart Parents Mikolaj Firlej Anna Mielecka Consorts Katarzyna Teczynska (Topor) Children with Katarzyna Teczynska Jan Firlej Mikolaj Firlej Andrzej Firlej Date of Birth  ? Place of Birth  ? Date of Death November 1, 1553 Place of Death  ? Piotr Firlej (?-1553) was a Polish nobleman (szlachcic). ... Noble Family Sieniawski Coat of Arms Leliwa Parents MikoÅ‚aj Sieniawski Katarzyna Kola Consorts Elżbieta RadziwiÅ‚Å‚ Hanna ZasÅ‚awska Anna Maciejowska Jadwiga TarÅ‚o Children with Jadwiga TarÅ‚o Adam Hieronim Sieniawski Date of Birth abt. ... For other people with the name of Stanisław Lubomirski, see Stanisław Lubomirski. ... Noble Family Sobieski Coat of Arms Janina Parents Marek Sobieski Maria Snopkowska Consorts Marianna Wisniowiecka Zofia Teofillia Daniłowicz Children with Zofia Teofillia Daniłowicz Marek Sobieski Jan III Sobieski Katarzyna Sobieska Date of Birth May 5, 1590 Place of Birth Zółkiew Date of Death June... Jeremi MichaÅ‚ Korybut WiÅ›niowiecki (Ukrainian: ) (1612- August 20, 1651) was a notable member of the gentry of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, prince at WiÅ›niowiec, Łubny and Chorol and a father of future Polish king MichaÅ‚ Korybut WiÅ›niowiecki. ... Noble Family Czarniecki Coat of Arms Łodzia Parents  ? Consorts  ? Children  ? Date of Birth 1599 Place of Birth Czarnce, Poland Date of Death July 18, 1665 Place of Death  ? Stefan Czarniecki, Stephen Czarniecki (1599-July 18, 1665) Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth general and nobleman (szlachcic). ... Noble Family Czartoryski Coat of Arms Czartoryski Parents Kazimierz Czartoryski Izabella Elżbieta Morsztyn Consorts Maria Zofia Sieniawska Children with Maria Zofia Sieniawska Elżbieta Czartoryska Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski Stanisław Czartoryski Date of Birth November 9, 1697 Place of Birth Warsaw, Poland Date of Death April... Noble Family Potocki Coat of Arms Piława Parents Franciszek Salezy Potocki Anna Elzbieta Potocka Consorts Gertruda Komorowska Józefina Amalia Mniszek Zofia Celice-Clavone Children with Józefina Amalia Mniszek Pelagia Róża Potocka Szczęsny Jerzy Potocki Witoria Potocka Ludwika Potocka Róża Potocka...

Neighboring Voivodeships and regions:

Kraków Voivodeship refers to several historical Voivodeships of Poland. ... Sandomierz Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo Sandomierskie, Latin: Palatinatus Sandomirensis) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland from 14th century to the partitions of Poland in 1772-1795. ... Lublin Voivodeship Coat of Arms Potockis Palace in MiÄ™dzyrzec Podlaski Old chapel Krzna river Lublin Voivodeship (Polish: województwo lubelskie) is an administrative region, or voivodeship, of eastern Poland. ... Brześć Litewski Voivodeship Brześć Litewski Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo Brzesko-Litewskie , Lithuanian: Lietuvos Brastos vaivadija, Belarusian: Берасьцейскае ваяводзтва) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth) since 15th century till the partitions of Poland in 1795. ... Volhynian Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo WoÅ‚yÅ„skie, Latin: Palatinatus Volhynensis) was an administrative unit of interwar Poland (1918-1939) as well as of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. ... BeÅ‚z Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo BeÅ‚skie, Latin: Palatinatus Belzensis) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland from 14th century to the partitions of Poland in 1772-1795. ... Podole Voivodeship The Podole Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo Podolskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Kingdom of Poland, since the 14th century till 1793/1795. ... Zemplín (Hungarian: Zemplén, German: Semplin, Latin: Zemplinum) is the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. ... Uzh county (in Latin: comitatus Unghvariensis, in Hungarian: Ung (vár)megye in Slovak also: Užský komitát/ Užská župa / Užská stolica) is the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. ... Máramaros is the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. ...

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