Galicia was indeed the poorest of the Austrian provinces and markedly poorer than western Europe. In comparison to other countries, Galicias 1890 per capita product of $1,947 in 2010 dollars was three times lower than that of the United Kingdom ($6,228) and lower than that of every country in northwestern Europe.
What is Galicia called today?
Divided between Ukraine and Poland after the Second World War. Today, the eastern half of Galicia is part of Ukraine, and the western half is part of Poland. The term “Galicia” no longer describes an administrative or political region in either country. In Poland, Galicia is often called “Malopolska”, or Lesser Poland.
Was Warsaw part of Galicia?
Galicia was annexed to Poland in 1918. In 1939, it was divided between the Provisional Government of Warsaw and Ukraine, a division drawn with the modern geographical boundaries of Poland and Ukraine. Galicia reaches north from the Carpathian Mountains across the Sarmatian Plain.