Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Proszowice): Coordinates:|
|• Total||414.57 km2 (160.07 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
Proszowice County (Polish: powiat proszowicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, southern 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 Proszowice, which lies 31 kilometres (19 mi) north-east of the regional capital Kraków. Its only other town is Nowe Brzesko (since 2011).
The county covers an area of 414.57 square kilometres (160.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 43,441, out of which the population of Proszowice was 6,205 and the rural population was 37,236.
Proszowice County is bordered by Kazimierza County and Tarnów County to the east, Brzesko County to the south-east, Bochnia County to the south, Kraków County to the south and west, and Miechów County to the north-west.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (two urban-rural and four rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Nowe Brzesko||urban-rural||54.5||5,769||Nowe Brzesko|