Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Kędzierzyn-Koźle): Coordinates:|
|• Total||625.28 km2 (241.42 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
Kędzierzyn-Koźle County (Polish: powiat kędzierzyńsko-kozielski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Kędzierzyn-Koźle, which lies 40 kilometres (25 mi) south-east of the regional capital Opole.
The county covers an area of 625.28 square kilometres (241.4 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 102,118, out of which the population of Kędzierzyn-Koźle is 65,572 and the rural population is 36,546.
Kędzierzyn-Koźle County is bordered by Strzelce County to the north, Gliwice County to the east, Racibórz County to the south, Głubczyce County and Prudnik County to the west, and Krapkowice County to the north-west.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (one urban and five rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Reńska Wieś||rural||97.9||8,663||Reńska Wieś|
|Gmina Polska Cerekiew||rural||60.9||4,656||Polska Cerekiew|