region of Central Europe now located mostly in Poland, with small parts in the Czech Republic and Germany

Silesia is a historic region in Central Europe, stretching across several modern countries:

Czech RepublicEdit


  • Upper Lusatia – including the bit of Lower Silesia that remained German after 1945, around Görlitz and Hoyerswerda


  • Dolnośląskie – the Polish part of former Lower Silesia, around Wrocław
  • Opolskie – the Western part of former Upper Silesia, around Opole
  • Silesian Voivodeship — the Eastern part of former Upper Silesia, around Katowice

Historical travelEdit

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