Częstachowa - information about the city
Częstochowa [t͡ʂɛ̃stɔˈxɔva] is a city in south Poland on the Warta River with 240,027 inhabitants (June 2009). It has been situated in the Silesian Voivodeship (administrative division) since 1999, and was previously the capital of Częstochowa Voivodeship (1975–1998). However, Częstochowa is historically part of Lesser Poland, not of Silesia, and before 1795 (see: Partitions of Poland ), it belonged to the Kraków Voivodeship.
Częstachowa - tourist attractions
|Jasna Góra Monastery||The Jasna Góra Monastery (Luminous Mount) in Częstochowa, Poland is the most famous shrine to the Virgin Mary in Poland and the country's greatest place of pilgrimage - for many its spiritual capital. The image of Black Madonna of Częstochowa, to which miraculous powers are attributed, is Jasna Góra...|