As you may know Poland is divided into administrative division, a voivodeship – is the highest-level administrative division of Poland, corresponding to a province in many other countries. My volunteering is in Silesia and in this article you can discover another great city of the Silesia – Bielsko-Biała.
Bielsko-Biała as a city has had its name since the first of January 1951 when officially two places merged together which were located on opposite banks of the river Biała that was also the border between Śląsk (Silesia) and Małopolska ( lesser Poland). This city has unique history because of the location and because of the name itself – both words Bielsko and Biała stands for the word white. Two names comes from two cities which have different backgrounds.Continue reading