Strzelin County

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Strzelin County
Powiat strzeliński
County
Flag of Strzelin County
Flag
Coat of arms of Strzelin County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Seat Strzelin
Gminas
Area
 • Total 622.27 km2 (240.26 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 43,873
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban 14,422
 • Rural 29,724
Car plates DST
Website http://www.powiatstrzelinski.pl

Strzelin County (Polish: powiat strzeliński) 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 622.3 square kilometres (240.3 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Strzelin, and its only other town is Wiązów.

As at 2006 the total population of the county is 44,146, out of which the population of Strzelin is 12,192, that of Wiązów is 2,230, and the rural population is 29,724.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Strzelin County is bordered by Wrocław County to the north, Oława County to the north-east, Brzeg County to the east, Nysa County to the south, Ząbkowice Śląskie County to the south-west and Dzierżoniów County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Strzelin urban-rural 171.7 21,656 Strzelin
Gmina Wiązów urban-rural 141.8 7,372 Wiązów
Gmina Przeworno rural 112.0 5,255 Przeworno
Gmina Borów rural 98.7 5,207 Borów
Gmina Kondratowice rural 98.1 4,656 Kondratowice

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Coordinates: 50°47′N 17°04′E / 50.783°N 17.067°E / 50.783; 17.067