Lower Silesian Voivodeship

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Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Województwo dolnośląskie
Flag of Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Coat of arms of Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Coat of arms
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Division into counties
Division into counties
Country  Poland
Capital Wrocław
 • Total 19,946 km2 (7,701 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,884,248
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
 • Urban 2,047,151
 • Rural 837,097
Car plates D
Website http://www.umwd.pl/
  • further divided into 169 gminas

Lower Silesian Voivodeship is one of the 16 Voivodeships of Poland. It can be found in the south-west Poland and in west Silesia (called Lower Silesia). The capital city is Wrocław.

It base on 4 former voivodeships: wrocławskie, legnickie, wałbrzyskie and jeleniogórskie. Some parts of this area was a territories, which before 1999 belonged to contemporary Greater Poland Voivodeship.