Kamienna Góra County

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Kamienna Góra County
Powiat kamiennogórski
County
Flag of Kamienna Góra County
Flag
Coat of arms of Kamienna Góra County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Seat Kamienna Góra
Gminas
Area
 • Total 396.13 km2 (152.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 46,470
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Urban 27,969
 • Rural 18,501
Car plates DKA
Website http://www.kamienna-gora.pl

Kamienna Góra County (Polish: powiat kamiennogórski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. The county covers an area of 396.1 square kilometres (152.9 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Kamienna Góra; the only other town in the county is Lubawka.

As at 2006 the total population of the county is 46,470, out of which the population of Kamienna Góra is 21,440, the population of Lubawka is 6,529, and the rural population is 18,501.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Kamienna Góra County is bordered by Jelenia Góra County to the west, Jawor County to the north and Wałbrzych County to the east. It also borders the Czech Republic to the south.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into four gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and two rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Kamienna Góra urban 18.0 21,440  
Gmina Lubawka urban-rural 138.1 11,604 Lubawka
Gmina Kamienna Góra rural 158.1 8,698 Kamienna Góra *
Gmina Marciszów rural 82.0 4,728 Marciszów
* seat not part of the gmina

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Coordinates: 50°49′N 16°03′E / 50.817°N 16.050°E / 50.817; 16.050