Voivodeship, or province, in southern Poland, centered on the historic region known as Upper Silesia (Górny Śląsk), with Katowice serving as its capital.- Silesian Voivodeship
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The administrative division of Poland since 1999 has been based on three levels of subdivision.
Around half of the Silesian Voivodeship belongs to the historical province of Lesser Poland.
Rybnik is a city in southern Poland, in the Silesian Voivodeship, around 38 km (24 mi) southwest of Katowice, the region's capital, and around 19 km (11 miles) from the Czech border.
Town in southern Poland with 25,823 inhabitants (2019), and a seat of a local gmina (commune).
It is situated in the Silesian Voivodeship, and was a part of the Katowice Voivodeship from 1975 until administrative reforms in 1998.
Wodzisław Śląski (Loslau, Vladislav, Vladislavia, וואידסלוב) is a city in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland with 47,992 inhabitants (2019).
Administratively, Chorzów is in the Silesian Voivodeship since 1999, previously Katowice Voivodeship, and before then, the Silesian Voivodeship.
Cieszyn (, ; Těšín ; Teschen; Tessin) is a border town in southern Poland on the east bank of the Olza River, and the administrative seat of Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship.
Katowice (, , ; Kattowitz) is the capital city of the Silesian Voivodeship in southern Poland, and the central city of the Upper Silesian metropolitan area.
Southeastern part of the historical and geographical region of Silesia, located today mostly in Poland, with small parts in the Czech Republic.
The Polish Upper Silesian territory covers most of the Opole Voivodeship, except for the Lower Silesian counties of Brzeg and Namysłów, and the western half of the Silesian Voivodeship (except for the Lesser Polish counties of Będzin, Bielsko-Biała, Częstochowa with the city of Częstochowa, Kłobuck, Myszków, Zawiercie and Żywiec, as well as the cities of Dąbrowa Górnicza, Jaworzno and Sosnowiec).
Town in southern Poland with 23,784 inhabitants (2019).
It is the capital of Lubliniec County, part of Silesian Voivodeship (since 1999); previously it was in Częstochowa Voivodeship (1975–1998).
Town on the River Soła in southern Poland with 31,194 inhabitants (2019).
It is situated within the Silesian Voivodeship, near the Żywiec Lake and Żywiec Landscape Park, one of the eight protected areas in the voivodeship.