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Warszawa Voivodeship, Poland Genealogy

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Go to the Wiki article Mazovian Voivodeship, Poland Genealogy for information, instruction, and important internet links that apply to the 1967 voivodeship of Warszawa. The following explanation explains the relationship between Warszawa and Mazovia.

Mazovian Voivodeship or Mazovia Province is the largest and most populous of the 16 Polish provinces, or voivodeships, created in 1999. Its principal cities are Warsaw, Radom, Płock. Siedlce, and Ostrołęka. The capital of the voivodeship is the national capital, Warsaw. The province was created on January 1, 1999, out of the former Warszawa Voivodeship. The province's name recalls the traditional name of the region, Mazowsze (sometimes rendered in English as "Mazovia"), with which it is roughly coterminous. However, the southern part of the voivodeship, with Radom, historically belongs to Lesser Poland, while Łomża and its surroundings, even though historically part of Mazovia, now is part of Podlaskie Voivodeship. Source: Wikipedia, Masovian Voivodeship


  • 1967 Warszawa is essentially the same as modern Masovia, except that Radom in 1967 was in Lesser Poland, while Łomża and its surroundings, even though historically part of Mazovia, now is part of Podlaskie Voivodeship. Use Warszawa as the voivideship when using the FamilySearch catalog.