Kazimierza County

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Kazimierza County
Powiat kazimierski
County
Flag of Kazimierza County
Flag
Coat of arms of Kazimierza County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Kazimierza Wielka): 50°16′25″N 20°29′4″E / 50.27361°N 20.48444°E / 50.27361; 20.48444Coordinates: 50°16′25″N 20°29′4″E / 50.27361°N 20.48444°E / 50.27361; 20.48444
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Świętokrzyskie
Seat Kazimierza Wielka
Gminas
Area
 • Total 422.48 km2 (163.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 35,770
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban 7,053
 • Rural 28,717
Car plates TKA
Website http://www.powiat.kazimierzaw.pl

Kazimierza County (Polish: powiat kazimierski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, south-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 largest town is Kazimierza Wielka, which lies 69 kilometres (43 mi) south of the regional capital Kielce. The only other town in the county is Skalbmierz, lying 9 km (6 mi) north-west of Kazimierza Wielka.

The county covers an area of 422.48 square kilometres (163.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 35,770, out of which the population of Kazimierza Wielka is 5,730, that of Skalbmierz is 1,323, and the rural population is 28,717.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Kazimierza County is bordered by Pińczów County to the north, Busko County to the north-east, Dąbrowa County to the east, Tarnów County to the south-east, and Proszowice County and Miechów 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 Kazimierza Wielka urban-rural 140.6 16,759 Kazimierza Wielka
Gmina Skalbmierz urban-rural 86.2 6,930 Skalbmierz
Gmina Bejsce rural 57.7 4,306 Bejsce
Gmina Czarnocin rural 69.5 4,176 Czarnocin
Gmina Opatowiec rural 68.4 3,599 Opatowiec

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