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  Silesian Voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Silesian Voivodship (in Polish województwo slaskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in the south of Poland.
The Silesian voivodship lies in the south of Poland and is bordered by Czechia and Slovakia.
Strong links of the present Silesian voivodship (comprising area known as the Upper Silesia) with the Opole and Lower Silesian Voivodships is justified and motivated by historical identity of the Duchy of Silesia (Ksiestwo Slaskie) divided in the 13th century into the Upper and Lower Silesia.
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 Poland - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The president appoints the cabinet according to the proposals of the prime minister, typically from the majority coalition in the bicameral legislature's lower house (the Sejm).
The citizens of Poland elect a parliament, the National Assembly (Polish Zgromadzenie Narodowe), consisting of 460 members of the Lower House (Sejm) and 100 members of the Senate (Senat), chosen by a proportional vote on a provincial basis to serve four-year terms.
The Ombudsman has the duty of guarding the observance and implementation of the rights and liberties of the human being and of the citizen, the law and principles of community life and social justice.
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 Lower Silesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lower Silesia (Polish: Dolny Śląsk, Latin: Silesia Inferior, German: Niederschlesien) is the north-western part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia in Poland, located along the middle Odra River and organized into Lower Silesian Voivodship, (Polish: województwo dolnośląskie) with capital Wrocław
In 1348 most of the Silesian duchies were ruled by the Polish-speaking Piast dukes under the feudal overlordship of Bohemian kings, and thus became part of the Holy Roman Empire.
After World War II most of Lower Silesia was assigned to Poland by the Allies and reorganized into Wrocław Voivodship (1945-1975).
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 Silesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ruling Silesian lords decided to rebuild their cities according to latest administrative developments, founding or relocating some 160 cities and 1500 towns with codified in place of settlements governed by older, customary Polish laws.
In 1335, Duke Henry VI of Wroclaw and the Upper Silesian dukes recognized the overlordship of the king of Bohemia (John of Luxemburg).
After the referendum, there were three Silesian Insurrections, and as a result of them the League of Nations decided that the province should be split and areas that voted for Poland should become an autonomous area within Poland, organised as the Silesian Voivodship (Wojewodztwo Śląskie).
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The Opole and Lower Silesian Voivodships (save for Jelenia Góra and the Powiat of Jelenia Góra) have negative balance of migration exceeding the country’s average (0.3/1,000 residents).
The share of individual voivodships in GDP for full 1998 is expected to be as follows: Lower Silesian Voivodship from 4.5 to 7.0% of GDP; Silesian Voivodship from 9.0to 20% of GDP; and Opole Voivodship less than 4.5% of GDP.
The crop yield figures for the respective voivodships are estimates only because of the changed administrative division of the country and the “integration” of land in new voivodships: - Lower Silesian Voivodship: grains: 38.1; potato: 222.0 - Opole Voivodship: grains: 42.6; potato: 237.0; - Silesian Voivodship: grains: 32.5; potato: 208.0.
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 Read about Lower Silesia at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Lower Silesia and learn about Lower Silesia here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lower Silesia (Polish Dolny Śląsk, Latin Silesia Inferior) is the north-western part of the historical and geographical region of
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
Lower Silesian Voivodship (effective 1 January 1999), whose capital is
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 SAIL - Member Profiles - Poland, Lower Silesia
Lower Silesian Voivodship was established on January 1, 1999 since when the new administrative division forced on the base of Decree of the Cabinet (signed in August 7, 1998).
Lower Silesian Voivodship is situated in south-western part of Poland.
Lower Silesia is linked with these countries via 37 border checkpoints, i.e.
www.sail-eu.net /member_profiles/Poland_Lower_Silesia   (377 words)

  
 Poland - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Polish government structure centres on the Council of Ministers, led by a prime minister.
The citizens of Poland elect a parliament, the National Assembly (Polish Zgromadzenie Narodowe), consisting of 460 members of the Lower House (Sejm) and 100 members of the Senate (Senat), chosen by a majority vote on a provincial basis to serve four-year terms.
The current constitution dates from 1997, and stipulates that with the exception of two guaranteed seats for small ethnic parties, only political parties receiving at least 5% of the total vote can enter parliament.
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 Wroclaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is the principal city of the Lower Silesia region and the administrative seat of the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Wrocław Voivodship.
During the Mongol invasion in 1241 most of the population of the city was evacuated.
Wrocław's Gothic style is originally Silesian, its Baroque style owes much to court builders of Habsburg Austria (Fischer von Erlach,), and Wrocław still has a number of buildings by eminent modernist architects, such as Hans Poelzig or Max Berg, the famous Jahrhunderthalle (Hala Ludowa) by Berg (1911-13) being the most important.
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 Glogow - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (as of 1999), and was previously in the Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998).
Głogów is the 6th largest city of that voivodship.
The first known historic record of Głogów was in 1010 in Thietmar's chronicles, when it was invaded by Germans under the rule of Holy Roman Emperor Henry II, and was once again besieged by German armies on August 9, 1017.
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 Glogów - Dangeruss-Industries.com
It is situated in the Glogow County, in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (as of 1999), and was previously in the Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998).
In the years 1945-1950, Głogów was part of the Wroclaw Voivodship, and in 1950 it became part of the newly created Zielona Góra Voivodship.
In the years 1975-1998 it belonged to Legnica Voivodship, and after the administrative reform of 1999 it became part of the Lower Silesian Voivodship.
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 Olesnica - TheBestLinks.com - Lower Silesian Voivodship, Poland, Wroclaw Voivodship, Stub, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Wroclaw Voivodship (1975-1998).
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 Press release 21/06/2004
On 7-8 June 2004, in Wrocław, the capital city of the Lower Silesian Voivodship (Province), and somewhere in the Voivodship area, celebration of the World Environmental Day was held.
Stanisław Łopatowski, the Lower Silesian Voivode, attended the conference.
Firemen of the Lower Silesian Voivodship commemorated the World Environmental Day with impressive land and water manoeuvres which were watched by Mr.
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 Lower Silesian Voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Lower Silesian Voivodship (in Polish województwo dolnośląskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in south-western Poland.
It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Wroclaw, Legnica, Walbrzych and Jelenia Gora voivodships as a result of Local Goverment Reogranization Act of 1998.
The voivodship's name recalls the region's traditional name of Lower Silesia (Dolny Śląsk).
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 Voivodships of Poland -[ruv.net : Information Portal]-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A voivodship (in Polish Województwo) is the term for each of the 16 administrative regions (provinces) of Poland.
Today's provinces are largely based on the country's historical regions, whereas those of 1975-1998 were centred on and named for individual cities.
The new units range in area from under 10,000 km² (Opole Voivodship) to over 35,000 km² (Masovian Voivodship), and in population from one million (Lubusz Voivodship) to over five million (Masovian Voivodship).
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 Klodzko Details, Meaning Klodzko Article and Explanation Guide
Kłodzko (pronounce:, Czech Kladsko, German Glatz) is a town in southwestern Poland, in Lower Silesia.
It is the capital of Kłodzko Powiat; and is situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (until 1999 in Wałbrzych Voivodship;).
Currently Kłodzko is one of the most important centres of culture, commerce and tourism in Lower Silesia.
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It is the principal city of the Lower Silesia region and the administrative seat of the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Wroclaw Voivodship.
The town was conquered by the Polish duke Mieszko I in the 990s, his son Boleslaus I the Brave founded here the Silesian bishopric in 1000.
In 1569 Silesia had made a contract with Brandenburg, that in the case that the last Silesian Piast rulers died out, the land would be united with Brandenburg.
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 wroclaw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city is named after a person called Vratislaw/Wrocislaw, but we don't know if this has any connection to a Czech duke called Vratislav I.
It is also possible the it was named after the tribal duke of the Silesians, of after the early owner of the city, called Vratislav.
Situated at a long existing trading place, a city was first recorded in the 10th century as Vratislavia (Wratislaw) (the origin of its various later names) after Vratislav I (Wratislaw), duke of Bohemia (915-921).
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 Radom article - Radom Radom Poland Masovian Voivodship Radom Voivodship Warsaw show - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Radom Voivodship (1975-1998), 100 km south of Poland's capital, Warsaw.
It is home to the annual Radom Air Show - the greatest and most attended air show in Poland organized around September each year.
June 25, 1976 - Huge workers' strike against the communist regime; the town becomes one of the main centres of anti-communist opposition in Poland
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 Silesian Voivodship : Slaskie
The Silesian voivodship lies in the south of Poland and is bordered by the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The biggest university is the [Silesian University (http://www.us.edu.pl)] in Katowice, with 37,000 students.
All is still licensed under the GNU FDL.
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 Lubin article - Lubin Poland 1999 Lower Silesian Voivodship Legnica Voivodship 1975 - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lubin article - Lubin Poland 1999 Lower Silesian Voivodship Legnica Voivodship 1975 - What-Means.com
Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998).
Lubin is among the most dynamic Polish cities in terms of its economic development.
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 Voivodship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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).
The term voivodship is still used for the 16 administrative regions in Poland (Voivodships of Poland) and for the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina in Serbia.
This page was last modified 21:46, 21 Jun 2005.
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 Articles - Wrocław   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city is therefore essentially named after a person called Vratislaw/Wrocislaw, though it is unclear what, if any, connection exists to a Czech duke called Vratislav I.
Most of the surviving German inhabitants either left or were expelled to post-war Germany between 1945 and 1949, however as with other Lower Silesian cities a considerable German presence remained until the late 1950s.
Wrocław's Gothic style is originally Silesian, its Baroque style owes much to court builders of Habsburg Austria (Fischer von Erlach, Ch.
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