Holy Cross Voivodeship
|Coat of arms and logo|
|Voivode :||Bożentyna Pałka-Koruba|
|Voivodeship Marshal :||Adam Jarubas|
|ISO 3166-2 :||PL-26|
|Residents :||1,289,000 (March 31, 2011)|
|Population density :||110 inhabitants per km²|
|Area :||11,691 km²|
|- of which country:||11,164 km²|
|- of which water:||526 km²|
|Expansion:||North-South: up to 130 km
West-East: up to 150 km
|The highest point:||612 m. ü. NN|
|Deepest point:||? m. ü. NN|
|Independent cities :||1|
|- Municipalities :||73|
|- Cities :||29|
The Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship ( Polish województwo świętokrzyskie ) is one of the 16 voivodeships into which the Republic of Poland is divided. The smallest region after the Opole Voivodeship was created during the territorial reform in 1999 from the Kielce Voivodeship and parts of the Tarnobrzeg , Radom and Częstochowa Voivodeships . The voivodship is named after the Holy Cross Mountains and the Holy Cross Monastery located there . The building materials industry, metal processing and agriculture are of economic importance.
coat of arms
Description : In the first field of the emblematic coat of arms in blue a gold patriarchal cross , in the second in red a gold-armored, crowned, silver eagle , the third divided four times by red and silver, in the fourth in blue eight gold, six-pointed stars , set 3: 3: 2.
The patriarchal cross refers to the eponymous Benedictine monastery Heiligkreuz . The eagle can be seen both in the coats of arms of Krakow and Sandomierz , whose historical sphere of influence included the voivodeship, and in the official Polish coat of arms . The division of the third field is represented by the Hungarian coat of arms , referring to Casimir III , who in 1355, in the presence of noblemen from Sandomir , regulated his succession to the throne with Ludwig I , King of Hungary and later King of Poland, which is why it became the coat of arms of the historic Sandomir Voivodeship belonged, like the eight, previously nine, stars in the fourth field.
The Świętokrzyskie voivodeship is divided into 13 powiaty (districts), with the capital of Kielce remaining independent. The city itself does not belong to the district of the same name.
- Kielce (199,475) (as of June 30, 2014)
(Resident on June 30, 2012)
Kielce is the only major city in the Polish province of Świętokrzyskie. Here - in a central location - the most important traffic routes from Heiligkreuz converge.
June 30, 2012
|Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski||Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski||73.094|
See also: List of cities in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship
Compared with the GDP of the EU expressed in purchasing power standards , the province reached 2,015 an index of 50 (EU-2 = 100). The unemployment rate in 2005 was 19%. By December 2009 it had dropped to 14.7 percent, which corresponds to 83,800 people.
With a value of 0.827, Świętokrzyskie comes 14th among the 16 Voivodeships of Poland in the Human Development Index .
- ^ Result of the 2011 census, Główny Urząd Statystyczny: Wyniki Narodowego Spisu Powszechnego Ludności i Mieszkań 2011. Warsaw, March 2012. Online ( Memento from January 16, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) (PDF)
- ↑ Główny Urząd Statystyczny, "LUDNOŚĆ - STAN I STRUKTURA W PRZEKROJU TERYTORIALNYM", as of June 30, 2012 ( Memento of October 12, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) (PDF; 626 kB) ()
- ↑ Eurostat. (PDF) Retrieved April 15, 2018 .
- ↑ http://www.eds-destatis.de/en/downloads/sif/dn_06_01.pdf ( Memento from September 27, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- ↑ Central Statistics Office of Poland (CIS), Bezrobotni oraz stopa bezrobocia wg województw, grudzień 2009 , February 3, 2010 ( Memento from April 2, 2015 in the Internet Archive )
- ^ Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab. Retrieved August 12, 2018 .
Coordinates: 50 ° 46 ' N , 20 ° 46' E