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  Silesian Voivodship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Silesian voivodship lies in the south of Poland and is bordered by the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The Silesian Upland (Wyzyna Śląska) is situated in the central and the north western part, with the hills of the Krakowsko-Częstochowska Upland (Jura Krakowsko-Częstochowska) in the northeastern area.
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 Śląskie) divided in the 13th century into the Upper and Lower Silesia.
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 Silesian Voivodship : Slaskie
The Silesian Voivodship (in Polish województwo slaskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in the south of Poland.
The Silesian Upland (Wyzyna Slaska) is situated in the central and the north western part, with the hills of the Krakowsko-Czestochowska Upland (Wyzyna Krakowsko-Czestochowska) in the north-eastern area.
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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 Silesian Voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Silesia or Silesian Voivodship (1) is a administrative region and local government unit in Poland, established in 1999 out of Katowice, Czestochowa and Bielsko-Biala voivodship s as a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999).
The Silesian Upland (Wyzyna Slaska) is situated in the central and the north western part, with the hills of the Krakowsko-Czestochowska Upland (Jura Krakowsko-Czestochowska) in the northeastern area.
Strong links of the present Silesian voivodship (comprising area known as the Upper Silesia) with the Opole and Lower Silesian Voivodship s 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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Silesia or Silesian Voivodship (1) is a administrative region and local unit in Poland established in 1999 out of Katowice Czestochowa and Bielsko-Biala voivodships as a result of Local Government Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999).
The Silesian Upland (Wyzyna Slaska) is situated in the central and north western part with the hills of Krakowsko-Czestochowska Upland (Jura Krakowsko-Czestochowska) in the northeastern The southern border is formed by the Beskid Mountains (Beskid Slaski and Beskid Zywiecki).
The Silesian voivodship is predominantly an industrial Most of the mining is derived from of the world's largest bituminous coalfields of the Upper Silesian Industrial District Gornoslaski Okreg Przemyslowy) and the Rybnik Coal District (Rybnicki Okreg Weglowy) with its major cities Rybnik Jastrzebie Zdroj Zory and Wodzislaw Slaski.
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 silesia: silesia map, opole silesia, silesia china
In 1335, Duke Henry VI of Wrocław and the Upper Silesian dukes recognized the overlordship of the king of Bohemia, John of Luxemburg.
After the referendum, there were three Silesian Insurrections, as a result of which the League of Nations decided that the province should be split again and that the areas that voted for Poland should become an autonomous area within Poland, organised as the Silesian Voivodship (Wojewodztwo Śląskie).
Silesian Poles were massively killed or deported, and new German settlers were brought to their homes after these atrocities.
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 Upper Silesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Upper Silesia (Polish Górny Śląsk, German Oberschlesien, Czech Horní Slezsko) is the south-eastern part of Silesia, a historical and geographical region of Poland (Opole Voivodship and Silesian Voivodship) and of the Czech Republic (Silesian-Moravian Region).
The region is situated in the Silesian highlands, between the upper Oder and upper Vistula rivers.
Upper Silesia was formerly a province of Prussia, later the Autonomous Silesian Voivodship.
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 Encyclopedia: Silesian Voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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...
The Pomeranian Voivodship (in Polish województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania.
Lublin (pronounce: [lublin]) is the biggest city in eastern Poland and the capital of Lublin Voivodship with a population of 355,954 (2004).
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 Silesian Voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Silesia or Silesian Voivodship(1) is a administrative region and local government unit in Poland, established in 1999 out of Katowice, Czestochowa and Bielsko-Biala voivodships as a result of LocalGovernment Reorganisation Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999).
The Silesian Upland (WyzynaSlaska) is situated in the central and the north western part, with the hills of the Krakowsko-Czestochowska Upland(JuraKrakowsko-Czestochowska) in the northeastern area.
Strong links ofthe present Silesian voivodship (comprising area known as the UpperSilesia) with the Opole and Lower Silesian Voivodships is justified and motivated byhistorical identity of the Duchy of Silesia (Ksiestwo Slaskie) divided inthe 13th century into the Upper and Lower Silesia.
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 Silesian Voivodship - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Silesia or Silesian Voivodship(1) is an administrative region and local government unit in Poland, established in 1999 out of Katowice, Czętochowa and Bielsko-Biała voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999).
The voivodship capital enjoys good railway and road connections with Cracow (highway), Wrocław, Łódź; and Warsaw.
mining is derived from one of the world's largest bituminous coalfields of the Upper Silesian Industrial District (Gornoslaski Okreg Przemyslowy) and the Rybnik Coal District (Rybnicki Okreg Weglowy) with its major cities Rybnik, Jastrzębie Zdrój, Zory and Wodzisław Śląski.
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 Silesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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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 ipedia.com: Autonomous Silesian Voivodship Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Silesian Voivodship - an autonomous voivodship of the Second Polish Republic created as a result of populal plebiscite 1921, 3 Silesian Uprisings and partition of Upper Silesia between Poland, Germany...
Silesian Voivodship (1921-1939) - an autonomous voivodship of the Second Polish Republic created as a result of populal plebiscite 1921, 3 Silesian Uprisings and partition of Upper Silesia between Poland, Germany, and Czechoslovakia.
There were separate Silesian Sejm with 48 MP elected in democratic elections.
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The economic position of the Silesian voivodship stems from it being the most industrialised and urbanised Polish region.
The share of agriculture in the national GDP is in Śląskie voivodship higher from its share of agricultural in the country.
Its consequence is the steady increase in the voivodship's appeal.
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 Catalogue of Investment Opportunities in Polish Cities and Communes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The region covers a border area: in the south, it is separated by the Żywiec Beskids from the Slovak Republic and by the Ostrava Valley from the Czech Republic.
The voivodship is intersected by the region’s historical routes connecting Cracow with Wrocław and Ostrava.
Silesian Voivodship owes its unique economic position to the fact that it is the most industrialized and urbanized region in Poland.
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 Silesian Voivodship
Silesia or Silesian Voivodship(1) is a administrative region and local government unit in Poland, established in 1999 out of Katowice, Czestochowa and Bielsko-Biala voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act of 1998 (effective 1 January 1999).
Most of the mining is derived from one of the world's largest bituminous coalfields of the Upper Silesian Industrial District (Gornoslaski Okreg Przemyslowy) and the Rybnik Coal District (Rybnicki Okreg Weglowy) with its major cities Rybnik, Jastrzebie Zdroj, Zory and Wodzislaw Slaski.
Lead and zinc can be found near Bytom, Zawiercie and Tarnowskie Gory; iron ore and raw materials for building - near Czestochowa.
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 Upper Silesia bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Upper Silesia (Polish Górny Śląsk, German Oberschlesien) is the south-eastern part of Silesia, an historical and geographical region in Poland (Opole Voivodship and Silesian Voivodship) and the Czech Republic (Silesian-Moravian Region).
The most important city is Katowice, the capital of the Silesian Voivodship.
Upper Silesia was formerly a Prussian province, later Autonomous Silesian Voivodship.
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The economic position of the Silesian Voivodship stems from it being the most industrialized and urbanized Polish region.
Amongst the 16 established voivodship, Śląskie is 14th in size and area.
The number of inhabitants - almost 4.9 million (m) people - makes it the second most populated province in Poland, which as far as the area is concerned means that the region has the highest number of inhabitants per square kilometer - over 398 people (the national average population is 123).
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 lower silesian voivodship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Polish regions are officially referred to by an adjective.
It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Wroclaw, Legnica, Walbrzych and Jelenia Gora voivodships as a result of Local Government Reogranization Act of 1998.
The voivodship's name recalls the region's traditional name of Lower Silesia (Dolny Śląsk).
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 Silesia Details, Meaning Silesia Article and Explanation Guide
The Polish portion of Silesia, which forms the bulk of the region, is now divided into the voivodships (provinces) of Lower Silesian Voivodship, Opole Voivodship, and Silesian Voivodship.
Most of the Silesian Germans were forcibly expelled from the lands east of the Oder-Neisse line, cf.
A little part of Silesia surrounding the city of Görlitz became a part of the German Democratic Republic and is now part of the Federal State of Saxony in the Federal Republic of Germany.
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 Little Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is located in the south of Poland around the city of Kraków and Tarnów.
Most of Little Poland lies within the boundaries of Lesser Poland Voivodship, Subcarpathian Voivodship, Swietokrzyskie Voivodship, Lublin Voivodship and the eastern parts of the neighbouring Silesian Voivodship - the administrative provinces or voivodships created in 1999.
The wooden architecture (churches most notably) of Lesser Poland are on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.
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 Katowice - Art History Online Reference and Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Katowice is the capital of the administrative and local government region called Silesian Voivodship since 1999, and previously capital of Katowice Voivodship.
It was ruled by the Silesian Piasts dynasty until the partitions of Poland in 1795.
The city itself was founded in the 19th century, a period while the area was under Prussian rule, and Katowice gained city status in 1865.
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 Encyclopedia: Boleslawiec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Jelenia Góra Voivodship (1975-1998).
Jelenia Gora Voivodship (Polish: województwo jeleniogórskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lower Silesian Voivodship.
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 Poland - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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