Lower Silesian Voivodeship
|Coat of arms and logo|
|Voivode :||Jarosław Obremski|
|Voivodeship Marshal :||Cezary Przybylski|
|ISO 3166-2 :||PL-02|
|Residents :||2,856,000 (March 31, 2011)|
|Population density :||145 inhabitants per km²|
|License plate :||D.|
|Area :||19,948 km²|
|- of which country:||? km²|
|- of which water:||? km²|
|Expansion:||North-South: up to 172 km
West-East: up to 194 km
|The highest point:|
|Independent cities :||4th|
|- Municipalities :||169|
The Lower Silesian Voivodeship ( Polish województwo dolnośląskie ) is one of the 16 voivodeships of the Republic of Poland . It covers the southwestern part of Poland and borders within the country to the provinces Lebus (north), Greater Poland (Northeast) and Opole (Southeast) and in the southwest on the German and Czech border. The capital is Wroclaw . In the south of the province lies with the Sudeten belonging Giant Mountains one of the most important tourist regions of Poland, in the west - between Queis and Neisse - the Polish part of Lusatia .
The voivodeship was named after the Lower Silesia region.
coat of arms
The Lower Silesian Voivodeship is divided into 26 administrative districts and four independent cities. Although they also form a district under their own name, they do not belong to it themselves. Lower Silesia is also divided into three districts (Administrative Region):
|district||Powiats in the district|
|1||Wałbrzyski||Świdnica , Kłodzko , Ząbkowice Śląskie , Dzierżoniów|
|2||Legnicki||Głogów , Jawor , Lubin , Polkowice , Złotoryja|
|3||Jeleniogórski||Bolesławiec , Kamienna Góra , Lubań , Lwówek Śląski , Zgorzelec|
One district cities
- Wroclaw (638.586)
- Waldenburg (Wałbrzych) (114,568)
- Liegnitz (Legnica) (100.324)
- Deer Mountain (Jelenia Góra) (80,072)
(December 31, 2017)
|Złotoryja||Goldberg in Silesia||44,126|
|Jelenia Gora||Hirschberg in the Giant Mountains||64,178|
|Kamienna Góra||State hat in Silesia||43,999|
|Środa Śląska||Neumarkt in Silesia||53,722|
|Dzierżoniów||Reichenbach in the Owl Mountains||102.077|
The population development in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship was highest in 2010.
With around 639,000 inhabitants, the provincial capital of Wroclaw is the fourth largest city in the country and by far the largest in the Lower Silesian province.
December 31, 2017
|Jelenia Gora||Hirschberg in the Giant Mountains||80,072|
|Dzierżoniów||Reichenbach in the Owl Mountains||33,653|
|Świebodzice||Freiburg in Silesia||22,840|
|Kamienna Góra||State hat in Silesia||19,348|
The Voivodship Sejmik was elected in 2018 as follows:
|Platforma Obywatelska (PO)|
|Law and Justice (PiS)|
|Polish People's Party (PSL)|
|Bezpartyjni Samorządowcy (BS)|
|Federation of the Democratic Left (SLD)|
The following groups have now formed:
Bezpartyjni Samorządowcy (BS)
|Dolnośląski Club Porozumienie||
|Law and Justice (PiS)|
Compared with the GDP of the EU expressed in purchasing power standards , the province reached 2,015 an index of 76 (EU-27 = 100). The unemployment rate in 2005 was 22.8 percent. By December 2009 it had dropped to 12.5 percent.
With a value of 0.865, Lower Silesia ranks 3rd among the 16 Voivodeships of Poland in the Human Development Index .
The Lower Silesian Voivodeship has partnerships with various European regional authorities. These include the German federal states of Lower Saxony and Saxony , the Czech regions Liberecký kraj , Pardubický kraj , Královéhradecký kraj and Olomoucký kraj , Alsace in France, Västmanland in Sweden, Ringkøbing in Denmark, the regions of Dnipropetrovsk and Oblast Kirowohrad in the Ukraine, the Oblast Leningrad in Russia, Emilia-Romagna in Italy, the West Midlands in the United Kingdom, Austrian Styria , the US state Connecticut and the Spanish regions of Castile and León and the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country .
The annual Wroclaw Marathon is also of great importance.
- Homepage of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship (Polish)
- Lower Silesia - the legacy of the past immortalized in monuments
- Results of the 2011 census, Główny Urząd Statystyczny, Wyniki Narodowego Spisu Powszechnego Ludności i Mieszkań 2011. Warsaw, March 2012. Online ( Memento of January 16, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) (PDF)
- Official website of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship Office (Polish)
- Walter Schmidt : Wohlau 1848/49. A Silesian district town during the revolution. "Schlesischer Kreisbote", Wohlauer Political Association and Democratic Association of Guhrau. trafo Wissenschaftsverlag, Berlin 2017.
- Eurostat. Retrieved April 15, 2018 .
- Regional unemployment in the European Union, Bulgaria and Romania in 2005 (PDF) ( Memento from September 27, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- Central Statistics Office of Poland (CIS), Bezrobotni oraz stopa bezrobocia wg województw, grudzień 2009 ( memento of April 2, 2015 in the Internet Archive ), February 3, 2010
- Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab. Retrieved August 12, 2018 .