Voivodeship

  • polish voivodeships since 1999
    map of serbian vojvodina

    a voivodeship p/ is the area administered by a voivode (governor) in several countries of central and eastern europe. voivodeships have existed since medieval times and the area of extent of voivodeship resembles that of a duchy in western medieval states, much as the title of voivode was equivalent to that of a duke. other roughly equivalent titles and areas in medieval eastern europe included ban (bojan, vojin or bayan) and banate.

    in a modern context, the word normally refers to one of the provinces (województwa) of poland. poland as of 2017 has 16 voivodeships.

  • terminology
  • current polish voivodeships
  • historical voivodeships
  • references

Polish voivodeships since 1999
Map of Serbian Vojvodina

A voivodeship p/ is the area administered by a voivode (Governor) in several countries of central and eastern Europe. Voivodeships have existed since medieval times and the area of extent of voivodeship resembles that of a duchy in western medieval states, much as the title of voivode was equivalent to that of a duke. Other roughly equivalent titles and areas in medieval Eastern Europe included ban (bojan, vojin or bayan) and banate.

In a modern context, the word normally refers to one of the provinces (województwa) of Poland. Poland as of 2017 has 16 voivodeships.

Other Languages
asturianu: Voivodatu
беларуская: Ваяводства
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Ваяводзтва
bosanski: Vojvodstvo
català: Voivodat
Чӑвашла: Вăйпутлăх
dansk: Voivodskab
dolnoserbski: Wójwodstwo
Ελληνικά: Βοεβοδάτο
español: Voivodato
euskara: Voivoderri
furlan: Voivodât
galego: Voivodato
hornjoserbsce: Wójwodstwo
hrvatski: Vojvodstvo
Bahasa Indonesia: Voivodat
interlingua: Voivodato
italiano: Voivodato
Latina: Palatinatus
magyar: Vajdaságok
Malti: Vojvodja
Nederlands: Woiwodschap
norsk: Voivodskap
norsk nynorsk: Voivodskap
occitan: Voivodat
português: Voivodia
română: Voievodat
русский: Воеводство
Simple English: Voivodeship
slovenščina: Vojvodina
српски / srpski: Војводство
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Vojvodstvo
svenska: Vojvodskap
Tagalog: Boybodato
татарча/tatarça: Воеводство
українська: Воєводство