Katowice Voivodeship
Pless Castle in Pszczyna
Chorzów as Charzow on an 18th-century Polish map
Katowice is the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship
Steelworks at Königshütte, 1872–1875 ("Das Eisenwalzwerk" by Adolf von Menzel)
Jasna Góra in Częstochowa is the holiest Roman Catholic shrine in Poland
Headframe of the closed President coal mine
Gliwice, one of the oldest cities in Silesia
Chorzów in the 1930s
Bielsko-Biała is a major industrial, transport and touristic hub
Ulica Wolności (Freedom Street), one of the main areas of commerce in the city
Terminal A at Katowice International Airport
Memorial to local Poles murdered by the Germans in the Ravensbrück concentration camp
Silesian Regional Assembly
Main post office
Little Beskids Landscape Park
Chorzów within the Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union.
Chorzów Town Hall
Subdivisions of Chorzów
The Giraffe, a sculpture at the Silesian Park
Stadion Śląski, the second biggest stadium in Poland
Statue of footballer Gerard Cieślik in Chorzów

The Voivodeship was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Katowice, Częstochowa and Bielsko-Biała Voivodeships, pursuant to the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998.

- Silesian Voivodeship

Administratively, Chorzów is in the Silesian Voivodeship since 1999, previously Katowice Voivodeship, and before then, the Silesian Voivodeship.

- Chorzów

Katowice Voivodeship (2) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in the years 1975–1998, superseded by the Silesian Voivodeship.

- Katowice Voivodeship

Among these were Katowice (Kattowitz), Rybnik (Rybnik), Pszczyna (Pleß), Wodzisław (Loslau), Żory (Sohrau), Mikołów (Nikolai), Tychy (Tichau), Królewska Huta (Königshütte), Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz), Miasteczko Śląskie (Georgenberg), Woźniki (Woischnik), Lubliniec (Lublinitz), Cieszyn (Teschen), Skoczów (Skotschau), and Bielsko (Bielitz).

- Silesian Voivodeship

Chorzów (125,800);

- Katowice Voivodeship
Katowice Voivodeship

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Tarnowskie Góry

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Town in Silesia, southern Poland, located in the Silesian Highlands near Katowice.

Town in Silesia, southern Poland, located in the Silesian Highlands near Katowice.

A 1930 plaque commemorating the alleged discovery of the silver deposit in 1490 in the place of the current Florczak House at the Market Square
16th-century Gwareks' bell-tower (Dzwonnica Gwarków) in the town center
Arcade houses at Gliwicka Street, dating back to the 16th century
16th-century Gwarek House, in which in 1744 the first Lutheran service was held after the end of Habsburg rule, as mentioned by pastor Samuel Ludwik Zasadius
Railway station
Fryderyk Smelting Works in interwar Poland
Polish Army barracks in the 1930s
Districts of Tarnowskie Góry
Liberty Square
Municipal office

As of 1999, it is part of Silesian Voivodeship, previously Katowice Voivodeship.

Among the victims were miners, former insurgents and a school principal from nearby Chorzów.