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Swietokrzyskie Voivodship

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Swietokrzyskie voivodship since 1999

Holy Cross Voivodship or Swietokrzyskie Voivodship (Polish Wojewdztwo świętokrzyskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in central Poland.

It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Kielce and half of Tarnobrzeg voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. The voivodship's name recalls the region's Holy Cross Mountains (Gry Świętokrzyskie).

The capital is Kielce (213 000 citizens in 2000), the voivodship has 1 328 000 citizens (2001). The area is 11 672 km.


Capital city: Kielce

Major cities and towns: (population in 1995):

Administrative division

Most popular surnames in the region



 
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Warsaw | Łdź | Krakw | Wrocław | Poznań | Gdańsk | Szczecin | Bydgoszcz | Lublin | Katowice | Białystok | Częstochowa | Gdynia | Gorzw Wlkp. | Toruń | Radom | Kielce | Rzeszw | Olsztyn
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