Silesia

Silesia is a historical region of mostly in , with small parts in the and . Its area is approximately 40,000 km2, and the population is estimated at around 8,000,000.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Church
St. Michael's Church is a historic, wooden chapel of ease in , in . Photo: SMilejski, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Church
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
is situated 7 km northeast of Silesia. Photo: Jerzy m23, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a town in , , southern , with 5,907 inhabitants as of 2019. Photo: Daviidos, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
is a in the administrative district of , within , , in south-western Poland. Photo: SMilejski, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
is a in the administrative district of , within , , in south-western Poland. Photo: SMilejski, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Silesia

Latitude
51° or 51° north
Longitude
18° or 18° east
Open Location Code
9F3W2222+22
Population
8,000,000
Elevation
172 metres (564 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3066138

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Silesië
  • Arabic: Silesia
  • Arabic: سيلسيا
  • Arabic: سيليزيا
  • Arabic: منطقة سيليزيا
  • Armenian: Սիլեզիա
  • Asturian: Silesia
  • Azerbaijani: Sileziya
  • Basque: Silesia
  • Belarusian: Сілезія
  • Bosnian: Šleska
  • Breton: Silezia
  • Bulgarian: Силезия
  • Catalan: Silèsia
  • Chinese: Silesia
  • Chinese: 西利西亞
  • Chinese: 西里西亚
  • Chinese: 西里西亞
  • Croatian: Šleska
  • Croatian: Šlezija
  • Czech: Slezsko
  • Danish: Schlesien
  • Danish: Slask
  • Dimli (individual language): Silezya
  • Dutch: Schlesien
  • Dutch: Silezie
  • Dutch: Sileziers
  • Dutch: Silezië
  • Dutch: Sileziërs
  • Esperanto: Silezio
  • Estonian: Sileesia
  • Finnish: Sleesia
  • French: Schlesien
  • French: Silesia
  • French: Silesie
  • French: Silésie
  • French: Silésiens
  • Galician: Silesia
  • Georgian: სილეზია
  • Georgian: შლეზია
  • German: Schlesien
  • German: Schläsing
  • Greek: Σηλεσία
  • Greek: Σιλεσία
  • Hebrew: שלזיה
  • Hungarian: Szilézia
  • Icelandic: Slesía
  • Indonesian: Silesia
  • Indonesian: Silesia Hulu
  • Irish: An tSiléis
  • Italian: Silesia
  • Italian: Slesia
  • Japanese: シュレジア
  • Japanese: シュレジェン
  • Japanese: シュレジエン
  • Japanese: シュレージェン
  • Japanese: シュレージエン
  • Japanese: シレジア
  • Japanese: シロンスク
  • Japanese: スレスコ
  • Javanese: Silesia
  • Korean: 슐레지엔
  • Korean: 슐롱스크
  • Korean: 슬레스코
  • Korean: 실레시아
  • Korean: 실레지아
  • Korean: 실롱스크
  • Latin: Silesia
  • Latvian: Silēzija
  • Lithuanian: Silezij
  • Lithuanian: Silezija
  • Lithuanian: Šlionskas
  • Lombard: Slesia
  • Lower Sorbian: Šlazyńska
  • Luxembourgish: Schlesien
  • Macedonian: Шлезија
  • Macedonian: Шлеска
  • Mazanderani: سیلزی
  • Min Nan Chinese: Silesia
  • Moksha: Силезие
  • Moksha: Силезия
  • Norwegian: Schlesien
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Schlesiar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Schlesien
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Schlesier
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Silesia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Slask
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Śląsk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Šlezsko
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Schlesien
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Silesia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Slezsko
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Szilézia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Śląsk
  • Occitan (post 1500): Silèsia
  • Ossetian: Силези
  • Persian: سیلزی
  • Persian: سیلسی
  • Persian: سیلیزیا
  • Persian: سیلیسیا
  • Polish: Schlesien
  • Polish: Silesia
  • Polish: Slezsko
  • Polish: Śląsk
  • Polish: Ślůnsk
  • Portuguese: Silesia
  • Portuguese: Silésia
  • Portuguese: Śląsk
  • Romanian: Schlesien
  • Romanian: Silezia
  • Russian: Силезия
  • Santali: ᱥᱤᱞᱮᱥᱤᱭᱟ
  • Serbian: Горња Шлезија
  • Serbian: Доња Шлезија
  • Serbian: Доња Шлеска
  • Serbian: Шлезија
  • Serbian: Шлеска
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šleska
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šlezija
  • Silesian: Ślonsk
  • Silesian: Ślōnsk
  • Silesian: Ślůnsk
  • Slovak: Sliezsko
  • Slovenian: Šlezija
  • Spanish: Schlesien
  • Spanish: Silesia
  • Spanish: Slask
  • Spanish: Slaskie
  • Spanish: Slezko
  • Spanish: Sląsk
  • Spanish: Sląskie
  • Spanish: Ślask
  • Spanish: Ślaskie
  • Spanish: Śląsk
  • Spanish: Śląskie
  • Swedish: Schlesien
  • Swedish: Silesia
  • Swedish: Silesien
  • Swedish: Śląsk
  • Tagalog: Silesia
  • Tagalog: Silesya
  • Tamil: சைலீசியா
  • Tamil: சைலீஷியா
  • Tamil: சைலேசியா
  • Tatar: Силезия
  • Thai: Schlesien
  • Thai: Silesia
  • Thai: ซิลีเซีย
  • Thai: ไซลีเซีย
  • Turkish: Schlesien
  • Turkish: Silezya
  • Ukrainian: Силезія
  • Ukrainian: Сілезія
  • Upper Sorbian: Šleska
  • Urdu: سیلیزیا
  • Uzbek: Sileziya
  • Vietnamese: Schlesien
  • Vietnamese: Silesia
  • Vietnamese: Slezsko
  • Vietnamese: Śląsk
  • Waray (Philippines): Silesia
  • Welsh: Silesia
  • Western Frisian: Sileesje
  • Western Frisian: Sileezje
  • Wu Chinese: 西里西亚
  • Yiddish: שלעזיע
  • Szląsk

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