Lębork County

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Lębork County
Powiat lęborski
County
Flag of Lębork County
Flag
Coat of arms of Lębork County
Coat of arms
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Lębork): 54°33′N 17°45′E / 54.550°N 17.750°E / 54.550; 17.750Coordinates: 54°33′N 17°45′E / 54.550°N 17.750°E / 54.550; 17.750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
Seat Lębork
Gminas
Area
 • Total 706.99 km2 (272.97 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 63,659
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Urban 38,893
 • Rural 24,766
Car plates GLE
Website http://www.powiat-lebork.com

Lębork County (Polish: powiat lęborski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Lębork, which lies 61 kilometres (38 mi) west of the regional capital Gdańsk. The only other town in the county is Łeba, lying 29 km (18 mi) north-west of Lębork.

The county covers an area of 706.99 square kilometres (273.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 63,659, out of which the population of Lębork is 35,069, that of Łeba is 3,824, and the rural population is 24,766.


Lębork County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Lębork County is bordered by Wejherowo County to the east, Kartuzy County to the south-east, Bytów County to the south and Słupsk County to the west. It also borders the Baltic Sea to the north.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Lębork urban 17.9 35,069  
Gmina Nowa Wieś Lęborska rural 270.4 12,390 Nowa Wieś Lęborska
Gmina Cewice rural 187.9 6,891 Cewice
Gmina Wicko rural 216.1 5,485 Wicko
Łeba urban 14.8 3,824  

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