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  Volhynian Voivodship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Volhynian Voivodship (województwo wołyńskie) was one of the 16 voivodships of Poland prior to 1939 in Second Polish Republic and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
The total area of the voivodship is 35,754 km².
Volhynian Voivodship (Polish: Województwo Wołyńskie, Latin: Palatinatus Volhynensis) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania from 14th century till 1569 and in the Kingdom of Poland (the Crown) since 1569 till the partitions of Poland in 1795.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wolhynian_Voivodship   (193 words)

  
 Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Each voivodship had its own parliament (sejmik), which exercised serious political power, including choice of (deputy) to the national Sejm and charging of the deputy with specific voting instructions.
Each voivodship was governed by a voivod (governor).
Voivodships were further divided into, each being governed by a starosta.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Polish-Lithuanian_Commonwealth   (4490 words)

  
 Crown of the Polish Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Commonwealth, that often meant to distinguish between people loyal to the elected king (royalists) and people loyal to powerful magnates.
Crown was divided into two provinces: Lesser Poland (Polish: Małopolska) and Greater Poland (Polish: Wielkopolska) which were further divided into administrative units known as voivodships.
Map showing voivodships of the Commonwealth of the Two Nations around 1620s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crown_of_the_Polish_Kingdom   (256 words)

  
 Kresy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During 1921—1939 (Second Polish Republic), Kresy comprised of the following voivodships (from North to South and then to the West, see the 1939 map in the Voivodships of Poland article).
As a consequence of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, on September 17, 1939 the Soviet Union occupied Kresy and Białystok Voivodship, and a significant part of the Polish population was deported to the Soviet Union.
After the German invasion, a significant part of the Kresy population was transferred to Germany as workforce (Ostarbeiter, "Eastern workers").
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/K/Kresy.htm   (414 words)

  
 Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Online Research :: Information about Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Each Voivodship had its own parliament (sejmik), which exercised serious political power, including choice of poseł (Chamber of Deputies) to the national Sejm and charging of the deputy with specific voting instructions.
The Commonwealth was further divided into smaller administrative units known as Voivodship (województwa).
Voivodships of Greater Poland Map showing voivodships of the Commonwealth of the Two Nations
in-northcarolina.com /search/Polish_Lithuanian_Commonwealth.html   (4753 words)

  
 POLISH-LITHUANIAN COMMONWEALTH LEARNING FOR A LIFETIME, KNOW IT ALL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although the Commonwealth was Europe's largest grain producer, the bulk of her grain was consumed domestically.
Together with the third province, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, those were the only three regions that could be properly referred to as provinces.
The Commonwealth was further divided into smaller administrative units known as voivodships (''województwa'').
www.informationaddict.com /Polish-Lithuanian_Commonwealth   (4204 words)

  
 Volhynia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1921 after the end of the (additional info and facts about Polish-Soviet war) Polish-Soviet war, the treaty known as the (additional info and facts about Peace of Riga) Peace of Riga returned western Volhynia to Poland as the (additional info and facts about Wolhynian Voivodship) Wolhynian Voivodship.
See the map at (additional info and facts about Voivodships of Poland) Voivodships of Poland.
In the course of the (additional info and facts about Nazi-Soviet population transfers) Nazi-Soviet population transfers which followed this German-Soviet reconciliation, the German minority population of Vohynia migrated to (additional info and facts about Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany) Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/V/Vo/Volhynia.htm   (462 words)

  
 Ruthenian Voivodship -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ruthenian Voivodship (Polish: Województwo Ruskie) (1366-1772) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the (additional info and facts about Kingdom of Poland) Kingdom of Poland.
Together with the (additional info and facts about Bełz Voivodship) Bełz Voivodship it formed the (additional info and facts about Red Ruthenia) Red Ruthenia province.
Voivodship Governor ((additional info and facts about Wojewoda) Wojewoda) seat:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ru/ruthenian_voivodship.htm   (435 words)

  
 Volyn region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In this province communities of Ukrainians (Greek Catholic and Orthodox), Jews, Poles (Roman Catholics) as well as smaller groups of Czechs and Germans lived together in a peaceful manner.
[[Image Link]] After World War I, the area was assigned to Poland as Wolhynian Voivodship.
In contract to the situation in the Eastern Galicia, the Polish government actively promoted Ukrainian organisations.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/volyn_region   (609 words)

  
 Volhynia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A small number of Czech settlers also arrived.
In 1921 after the end of the Polish-Soviet war, the treaty known as the Peace of Riga returned western Volhynia to Poland as the Wolhynian Voivodship.
In 1935-1938 Stalin had the Poles of Eastern Volhynia deported -- the first ethnic deportation in the history of the Soviet Union -- see Polish minority in Soviet Union.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/V/Volhynia.htm   (415 words)

  
 Articles - Volhynia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1921 after the end of the Polish-Soviet war, the treaty known as the Peace of Riga devided Volhynia between Poland and the USSR.
Poland took the larger part and established a Wolhynian Voivodship.
Most of eastern Volhynia became part of the Zhitomir oblast.
www.lastring.com /articles/Volhynia?mySession=f3f6dd1a5b4e608e8e12176df9157e1e   (463 words)

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