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  Opole Voivodship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Opole Voivodship (Polish: województwo opolskie, Śląsk Opolski) is a Polish administrative region created January 1, 1999, out of the former Opole voivodship and parts of Częstochowa voivodship, pursuant to the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998.
The Opole voivodship is the smallest region in the administrative make-up of the country, both in terms of area and in terms of population.
The Opole Voivodship (Polish: województwo opolskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland between 1975 and 1998, superseded by Opole Voivodship.
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 Wikipedia: Opole Voivodship
The Opole voivodship is the smallest region in the administrative make-up of the country, both in terms of area and population.
The Opole voivodship has the highest percentage of the German minority of all voivodships of the country.
Opole Voivodship (2) (Polish: województwo opolskie) - was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Opole Voivodship (1).
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 Opole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has a population of 129,553 and is the capital of the Opole Voivodship.
As a result of regional division of Poland following the death of Boleslaus III the Wrymouth, since 1283 Opole and all adjoining lands were a separate duchy, that initially shared the fate of Poland and then the fate of the rest of Silesia.
Although the last ruler to hold the title of Duke of Opole was Jan Kazimierz II, who abdicated in 1668, the duchy continued to be an unit of administrative division until 1742, ruled by the Austrian Habsburgs as Kings of Bohemia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Opole   (241 words)

  
 » Opole : Poland :: Europe Travel Guide :: Travel to Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Opole (pronounce: [ɔ:pɔlε], German Oppeln) is a town in southern Poland on the Oder River.
It is the capital of Opole Lubelskie County.
Krapkowice is a town in south-western Poland with 20,100 inhabitants (1995), situated in the Opole Voivodship.
europe.traveltoworld.com /europe-travel-guide/2050/opole-poland   (273 words)

  
 Opole
Despite a strong, a century lasting influence, Opole was the main centre of social and cultural life of the Polish population inhabiting the areas situated on the river Oder, the south of St. Ann's Mount and the neighbourhood of the cloister where the Polish religious life was centered.
In the neighbourhood of the Voivodship Office, the remnants of the ducal Castle from the 13-14th century and the tower are to be seen, too.
A good tourist attraction is a skansen of wooden village huts from the Opole region situated in the western suburb of the town from 1435 houses the Museum of the Opole Silesia with its rich nature, ethnographic and historical collections.
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 Opole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The new arrivals were either lodged with resident Jewish families, or in mass accomodation, as for example in a synagogue or in newly erected huts.
The liquidation of Opole ghetto began as early as spring 1942.
Katherina Eltbogen was born on May 10, 1922, and lived with her parents, Philipp and Blanka, and her younger sister, Gertrude, at Lindengasse 32/15 in the seventh district of Vienna.
www.doew.at /projekte/holocaust/shoahengl/opole.html   (355 words)

  
 Sister City, Opole Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Opole and the County became sister cities to create an exchange of cultural and social information for the enrichment of both communities.
Opole, capital city of the Opole region in Poland, has a population of 130,000 and covers an area of approximately 60 square miles.
Opole is a center of industry, trade, banking, culture and education.
www.roanokecountyva.gov /Departments/CountyAdministrator/SisterCity   (310 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Opole, Poland (Polish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
A river port and rail junction, it is also an important trade center, with manufactures of cement, metals, and furniture.
Originally a Slavic settlement, it was the seat (1163–1532) of the dukes of Opole of the Piast dynasty.
The duchy passed (1532) to the house of Hapsburg and (1742) to Prussia and was incorporated into Poland in 1945.
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 Past and Present Regions of Poland - Opolskie
Originally the province was a Slavic settlement, and Opole, the capital of the region, was the seat of the dukes of Opole of the Piast dynasty (1163-1532).
Opole province is the smallest province in Poland.
Opole: The capital of the province - 109,600 inhabitants
info-poland.buffalo.edu /web/geography/regions/opole/link.shtml   (221 words)

  
 Opole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Opole, capital of the Opole region, has a population of 130,000 and covers approximately 60 sq.
As an important railway junction and capital city in Silesia, on international route E-40 and national highways to Warsaw and Poznan, Opole is a center for industry, trade banking, culture and education.
Opole’s health services are: 5 hospitals; 43 out-patient clinics; 3 eldercare homes; educational services: 47 nursery, 30 primary, 49 vocational and 6 general secondary schools,; two higher education schools and a branch of Catholic University in Lublin, ehere 10,600 students study in 18 different facilities.
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 Opole Hotels, Opole Hotel in Poland
Opole Voivodship is one of the least known ones in Poland, it is located quite far off from Warsaw on the Czech border, in the south west of the county.
Opole is the regional capital and the administrative centre.
Most Opole hotels are located in the centre, either close the railway station or near the Mlynowka River intersecting the Old town from a small island where you should not miss the famous Piast tower.
www.staypoland.com /Opole-hotels.asp   (181 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article: Opole Voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Opole voivodship lies in south-western Poland (A republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II).
Germany (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990) to Ukraine (A republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century) goes through Opolskie.
Opole Voivodship (2) (Polish (The property of being smooth and shiny) : województwo opolskie) - was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland (A republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II) in years 1975-1998, superseded by Opole Voivodship (1).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/O/Op/Opole_Voivodship.htm   (936 words)

  
 Potsdam.de - Opole - the oldest sister-city partner of Potsdam
Opole is the capital of the Polish Wojewodschaft Opolskie, its administrative, scientific and cultural centre.
Opole is also considered to be the capital of Polish song.
Opole is famous for the specialities of the Silesian cuisine which is offered in many hotels and restaurants in the city.
www.potsdam.de /cms/ziel/27268/EN?cms_textonly=N   (496 words)

  
 Pinkas Hakehillot Polin: Opole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Its branch in Opole was also established during the war, and in the elections of 1924 and 1929, its candidates won half the seats in the community council.
The deportation of Jews from the Opole Ghetto to the death camps began on 31 March 1942.
Some 500 people remained in Opole to gather and sort the left behind possessions, which were slated to be sent to the Operation Reinhard (German code name for the destruction of the Jews of Poland) warehouses in Lublin.
www.jewishgen.org /yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00064.html   (2378 words)

  
 Technical University of Opole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Technical University of Opole (Polish name: Politechnika Opolska) is a university located in Opole, Poland.
In 1965 it became an independent university known as the Higher School of Engineering in Opole.
The name Technical University of Opole is used since 1996.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Technical_University_of_Opole   (127 words)

  
 Opole
It is almost 40 years that Opole is called the capitol of Polish songs thanks to National Festival of Polish Songs that has been held annually since 1963.
But the beginnings of Opole as a city are connected with Kazimierz I, grandson of the Polish king Boleslaw Krzywousty, who signed a document equivalent to localization act of the town in 1217 (therefore Opole became the capital of the Opole-Racibórz Principality).
Fast development of the town was caused by establishing the seat of regency in Opole in 1816.
www.staypoland.com /about_opole.htm   (445 words)

  
 Opole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For most Poles, it is known for its Festival of Polish Song which has taken place annually in late June for about 40 years and is broadcast nationwide on TV.
Like every other Polish town, its centre is the main square, Rynek, which in Opole has a monstrous town hall in the middle, partly destroying the ambience coming from the coherent Baroque and Rococo houses.
This was the case at all the available hostels in Opole.
www.student.nada.kth.se /~md97-ssu/travels/2001/opole.html   (338 words)

  
 Opole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It has a population of 129 and is the capital of the Opole Voivodship.
Styl a tekst: Materia±y miedzynarodowej konferencji naukowej, Opole, 26-28.09.1995 r
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www.freeglossary.com /Oppeln   (427 words)

  
 Opole, Poland, Pictures
Opole (German Oppeln), city and port, southern Poland, capital of Opole Province, on the Odra (Oder) River, near Wroclaw.
The city is a rail junction and grain-trade center in a quartz-quarrying region, and its manufactures include machinery, textiles, cement, lime, lumber and wood products, tile, and flour.
Capital of a duchy from 1163 to 1532, Opole passed to the Habsburgs and, in 1742, to Prussia.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Poland/Opole_Oppeln_city.html   (131 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Opole
In his application to the United States for political asylum, Ross said he had been questioned by police after he attempted to obtain a passport to leave the country and was threatened for not joining the Communist party.
Students lobbied Opoles superintendent of education, Franciszek Minor, in the wake of the decision, criticizing the forced...
A tie-up of Belchatow with plants in Opole and Turow, as well as a link-up with connected coal mines, was to occur in 2003, though the timeframe has been delayed.
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 Laziska gmina, Opole Lubelskie powiat of Lubelskie, Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Laziska gmina, Opole Lubelskie powiat of Lubelskie, Poland
The land is relatively flat and a mixture of arable fields and orchards.
The land is slightly undulating and a mixture of orchards and arable fields.
www.rootsweb.com /~pollubel/popol/popol4l5.html   (1517 words)

  
 Opole-Haby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Opole - quarry 'Odra' - late Cretaceous shelf sea
Opole is in the southern part of western Poland.
The very quarry is one of the districts of the Opole.
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 Encyclopedia: Opole Voivodship
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 Government Reorganization Act of 1998.
Opole Voivodship: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Opole Voivodship
The Opole Voivodship (in Polish województwo opolskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in the south of Poland, around the city of Opole in the region of Silesia (Slask).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Opole-Voivodship   (460 words)

  
 Innovating regions in Europe - regions search
With a population of around 1.1 million inhabitants and an area covering 9,412 km2 (3% of Poland's total surface), Opole is situated in the south-west of Poland, bordering the Czech Republic and the Polish regions of Wielkopolska Voivodeship, Lodz Voivodeship, Slaskie Voivodeship and Dolnoslaskie Voivodeship.
The Opole Technology Park, the Academic-Economic Association of Opole Silesia, the Economic Chamber of Opole, the Opole Silesia Development Agency, and the Technical University of Opole are key actors in the carrying out of innovation and R&D activities in the region.
The regions of North and West Bohemia (the Czech Republic), Dresden (Germany) and Tuscany (Italy) are the main international partners of Opole in the field of innovation.
www.innovating-regions.org /network/whoswho/regions_search.cfm?region_id=235   (344 words)

  
 Read about Opole Voivodship at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Opole Voivodship and learn about Opole Voivodship ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Opole voivodship has the highest percentage of the
All of these add to the advantages for investors in the Opole region, who want to establish themselves not only on the Polish market but also in Germany, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Russia and
There are following state-run universities in the region: the newly created University of Opole, the Opole Technical University and the State Medical College.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Opole_Voivodship   (593 words)

  
 Opole Briefing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Polish city of Opole hosted a European meeting of young philatelists from 11 to 15 August 2002.
In order to co-ordinate these activities in a more efficient and systematic manner, a memorandum was drafted during the Opole meeting and will be presented at AMPHILEX at the end of August.
We had a great time in Opole, so I really recommend the events in Svitavy and in Graz next year to anyone who is interested in stamp-collecting and in making new friends in Europe.
www.filatelia.net /youth_meeting/opole/opole_briefing.html   (781 words)

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