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Podlasie Voivodship

The Podlasie Voivodship (in Polish województwo podlaskie) is an administrative and local government region or voivodship of north-eastern Poland.

It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Bialystok, Lomza and half of Suwalki voivodships as a result of Local Government Reogranization Act of 1998. The voivodship's name recalls the region's traditional name of Podlasie (Podlasie).

Major cities and towns

(population in 2003):

Administrative division

Voivodships of Poland:
Greater Poland Voivodship  |  Kuyavian-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