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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Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Selection of financial intermediaries for the implementation of financial instruments "loan for revitalization" within the regional operational program of the malopolska region for the years 2014-2020.
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Contract award notice: Supply of computer hardware with software and printers and projectors within the framework of the project entitled "modernization of vocational training in malopolska ii" co-financed by the european social fund under sub-action 10.
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Contract award notice: Providing services in the field of cleaning, Doing business, Supervision (porter services) and intervention groups for buildings and premises used in the malopolska voivodeship office in cracow.
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