Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Głubczyce): Coordinates:|
|• Total||673.1 km2 (259.9 sq mi)|
|• Density||74/km2 (190/sq mi)|
Głubczyce County (Polish: powiat głubczycki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western Poland, on the Czech border. 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 Głubczyce, which lies 53 kilometres (33 mi) south of the regional capital Opole. The county also contains the towns of Kietrz, lying 19 km (12 mi) south-east of Głubczyce, and Baborów, 12 km (7 mi) south-east of Głubczyce.
The county covers an area of 673.1 square kilometres (259.9 sq mi). As of 2007 its total population is 49,818, out of which the population of Głubczyce is 13,333, that of Kietrz is 6,317, that of Baborów is 3,136, and the rural population is 27,032.
The county is subdivided into four gminas (three urban-rural and one rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
(31 Dec 2007)
Local Action Group
Landscape viewed about 10 km west of Głubczyce, the seat of the County.
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