a historical region in Poland within the Upper and Middle Vistula basin, largely coinciding with presentday Kraków, Kielce, Lublin, and Rzeszów województwos. Tribal principalities such as that of the Wiślanie existed in the region from the ninth century. In the ninth and tenth centuries Malopolska was part of the Great Moravian State and the Bohemian Principality. In the late tenth century it was absorbed by the rising Polish state. In the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth of the 16th to the 18th century the province of Malopolska also included Ukrainian lands that had been seized.

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Routes Europe said it will return to Poland in 2016 when the 11th Routes Europe takes place 24-26 April 2016 in Krakow, the historic capital of the Malopolska Region.
It's a proof of our strong position in the European market, an opportunity to present our potential to new airlines and strong marketing support, while for Krakow and the Malopolska Region it is a chance for promotion among tourism industry opinion leaders.
They found treasured coins, jewellery and everyday articles, thanks to which they will be able to reconstruct the life and fate of the Celts in the Malopolska district and make valuable scientific discoveries.
Built with Trimble GPSNet(TM) and RTKNet(TM) software, the network covers the southern part of Poland, called Malopolska.
The TeleNet Group operates today as a provider of fixed-line telephone and Internet services in the Malopolska, Podkarpacie, Zachodniopomorskie, Lubuskie, Wielkopolskie, Lodzkie and Podlasie regions of Poland.
Implementing agency : Malopolska WojewEdzka Komenda Ochotniczych HufcEw Pracy
Contract notice: Provision of services cash malopolska tax offices.
Description : In Malopolska Region, economic growth and GDP per capita is in comparison with national average relatively low.
The contract is for the preparation and delivery of 200 sets of energy savings for the promotion of energy savings in their homes as part of the educational and information Malopolska without smog.
150 Mg installation by the Regional municipal waste treatment located in the western region, in line with the provisions of the Waste Management Plan for the Malopolska Region adopted by Resolution No.
Contract award: promotion of the malopolska region in connection with world youth day krakow in 2016.