(województwo tarnowskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland
in years 1975–1998, superseded by Lesser Poland Voivodeship
. Its capital city was Tarnów
. Located in southeastern part of the country, its area was 4,151 sq. km. (which was 1.3% of the total area of Poland). In 1975 the population was 577,900, in 1998 it grew to 700,800.