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Swietokrzyskie Voivodship

Holy Cross Voivodship or Swietokrzyskie Voivodship (Polish Województwo 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 (Góry 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

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