Kędzierzyn-Koźle County

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Kędzierzyn-Koźle County
Powiat kędzierzyńsko-kozielski
Flag of Kędzierzyn-Koźle County
Coat of arms of Kędzierzyn-Koźle County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Kędzierzyn-Koźle): 50°21′N 18°12′E / 50.350°N 18.200°E / 50.350; 18.200Coordinates: 50°21′N 18°12′E / 50.350°N 18.200°E / 50.350; 18.200
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
Seat Kędzierzyn-Koźle
 • Total 625.28 km2 (241.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 102,118
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
 • Urban 65,572
 • Rural 36,546
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Website http://www.powiat.kedzierzyn-kozle.pl/

Kędzierzyn-Koźle County (Polish: powiat kędzierzyńsko-kozielski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western 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 Kędzierzyn-Koźle, which lies 40 kilometres (25 mi) south-east of the regional capital Opole.

The county covers an area of 625.28 square kilometres (241.4 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 102,118, out of which the population of Kędzierzyn-Koźle is 65,572 and the rural population is 36,546.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Kędzierzyn-Koźle County is bordered by Strzelce County to the north, Gliwice County to the east, Racibórz County to the south, Głubczyce County and Prudnik County to the west, and Krapkowice County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Kędzierzyn-Koźle urban 123.4 65,572  
Gmina Reńska Wieś rural 97.9 8,663 Reńska Wieś
Gmina Pawłowiczki rural 153.6 8,413 Pawłowiczki
Gmina Bierawa rural 119.2 8,046 Bierawa
Gmina Cisek rural 70.9 6,768 Cisek
Gmina Polska Cerekiew rural 60.9 4,656 Polska Cerekiew