Based on Bohemian and Polish castellanies
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Regions of medieval Poland and Bohemia:
This map is based on divisions of medieval kingdoms of Poland and Bohemia into lands, such as Bohemia and Moravia (kingdom of Bohemia) and Silesia, Little Poland, Great Poland, Mazovia, Kujavia and Pomerania.
In both of kingdoms lands were further divided into castellanies, basic governmental units, which were seats of royal castellans. Originaly they were kings' beneficiaries, but during 13th century in both countries they concentrated more local power and property and established hereditary possessions, which later became their feudal domains.
|circa 1050 C.E.||600.000 - 650.000|
|circa 1200 C.E.||distinctively above 1 million|
|circa 1400 C.E.||2.500.000 - 3.000.000|
Bohemia approximately 2/3, Moravia 1/3 of the figures
- ŽEMLIČKA, Josef - Přemysl Otakar I., Panovník, stát a česká společnost na prahu vrcholného feudalismu, Praha 1990
- ŽEMLIČKA, Josef - Počátky Čech královských, Praha 2002
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