What is voivodeship?

Voivodeship

Voi(e)vod(e)ship, or palatinatum, is a term denoting the position of, or more commonly the area administrated by, a voi(e)vod(e) in several European countries. Voivodeships have existed since medieval times in Poland, Romania, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Serbia. Administrative level of area (territory) of voivodeship is equivalent to duchy in western medieval states, much like the title of voivode was equivalent to that of a duke. Another roughly equivalent title and area in medieval Eastern Europe were those of ban (bojan, vojin or bayan) and banate.

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Wojcieszyce
... Wojcieszyce may refer to the following places in Poland Wojcieszyce, Lower Silesian Voivodeship (south-west Poland) Wojcieszyce, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (south-central Poland ...
Krzesin
... to the following places in Poland Krzesin, Łódź Voivodeship (central Poland) Krzesin, Lubusz Voivodeship (west Poland) Krzesin Landscape Park, a protected area in Lubusz ...
Laski (disambiguation)
... In Greater Poland Voivodeship (west-central Poland) Laski, Jarocin County Laski, Kępno County Laski, Turek County In Łódź Voivodeship (central Poland) Laski, Pajęczno County Laski, Piotrków County In Lublin ...
Historical Voivodeships - In Poland and Its Territories
... Voivodeships in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569–1795) In the Polish Crown Lands Poznań Voivodeship Kalisz Voivodeship Gniezno Voivodeship Sieradz ...
Nowogródek Voivodeship
... Nowogródek Voivodeship can refer to Nowogródek Voivodeship (1507–1795) in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Nowogródek Voivodeship (1919–1939) in the Second Polish Republic ...