Opole Lubelskie County
|Opole Lubelskie County
|Coordinates (Opole Lubelskie): Coordinates:|
|• Total||804.14 km2 (310.48 sq mi)|
|• Density||78/km2 (200/sq mi)|
Opole Lubelskie County (Polish: powiat opolski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the town of Opole Lubelskie, which lies 44 kilometres (27 mi) west of the regional capital Lublin. The only other town in the county is Poniatowa, lying 8 km (5 mi) north-east of Opole Lubelskie.
The county covers an area of 804.14 square kilometres (310.5 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 63,026, out of which the population of Poniatowa is 9,911, that of Opole Lubelskie is 8,832, and the rural population is 44,283.
Opole Lubelskie County is bordered by Puławy County to the north, Lublin County to the east, Kraśnik County to the south-east, Opatów County to the south-west, Lipsko County to the west and Zwoleń County to the north-west.
The county is subdivided into seven gminas (two urban-rural and five rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Opole Lubelskie||urban-rural||193.8||17,795||Opole Lubelskie|
|Gmina Józefów nad Wisłą||rural||141.6||6,997||Józefów nad Wisłą|