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Środa County, Greater Poland Voivodeship

Coordinates: 52°14′N 17°17′E / 52.233°N 17.283°E / 52.233; 17.283
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Środa County
Powiat średzki
Flag of Środa County
Coat of arms of Środa County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Środa Wielkopolska): 52°14′N 17°17′E / 52.233°N 17.283°E / 52.233; 17.283
Country Poland
VoivodeshipGreater Poland
SeatŚroda Wielkopolska
 • Total623.18 km2 (240.61 sq mi)
 • Total54,568
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Środa County (Polish: powiat średzki [ˈpɔvjat ˈɕrɛt͡skʲi]) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Greater Poland Voivodeship, west-central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Środa Wielkopolska, which lies 32 kilometres (20 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.

The county covers an area of 623.18 square kilometres (240.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 54,568, out of which the population of Środa Wielkopolska is 21,635 and the rural population is 32,933.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Środa County is bordered by Września County to the east, Jarocin County to the south, Śrem County to the south-west and Poznań County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Środa Wielkopolska urban-rural 207.1 30,023 Środa Wielkopolska
Gmina Nowe Miasto nad Wartą rural 119.5 9,025 Nowe Miasto nad Wartą
Gmina Krzykosy rural 110.5 6,500 Krzykosy
Gmina Zaniemyśl rural 106.8 6,191 Zaniemyśl
Gmina Dominowo rural 79.3 2,829 Dominowo