On the borders with the Czech Republic and Germany is located the Lower Silesian Voivodeship of Poland. The center of this province is the city of Wroclaw, which is located on the banks of the Odra River.
The first mention of Silesia refers to 98 AD, and the name of the city itself owes its name to the founder of the city to the Czech prince Vratislav. By the end of 990, all of Silesia was conquered by the Polish prince of the Piast Mieszko I. Continue reading