Lower Silesian Voivodship
The Lower Silesian Voivodship (in Polish województwo dolnośląskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in south-western Poland. Polish regions are officially referred to by an adjective. The noun is Dolny Slask, which is Polish for "Lower Silesia".
It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Wroclaw, Legnica, Walbrzych and Jelenia Gora voivodships as a result of Local Goverment Reogranization Act of 1998. The voivodship's name recalls the region's traditional name of Lower Silesia (Dolny Śląsk).
Population: 2.987 million
Area: 19,946 km².
The capital and biggest city : Wroclaw.
Tourism: Most tourists visit the famous ski resorts in Karkonosze mountains with its centres Szklarska Poręba and Karpacz. The cities of Wroclaw, Jelenia Gora and Legnica also are famous for visitors.
Voivodships of Poland:
Greater Poland Voivodship | Kujavian-Pomeranian Voivodship | Lesser Poland Voivodship | Lodz Voivodship | Lower Silesian Voivodship | Lublin Voivodship | Lubusz Voivodship | Masovian Voivodship | Opole Voivodship | Subcarpathian Voivodship | Podlasie Voivodship | Pomeranian Voivodship | Swietokrzyskie Voivodship | Silesian Voivodship | Warmian-Masurian Voivodship | West Pomeranian Voivodship