Lubin County

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Lubin County
Powiat lubiński
County
Flag of Lubin County
Flag
Coat of arms of Lubin County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Seat Lubin
Gminas
Area
 • Total 711.99 km2 (274.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 105,582
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
 • Urban 82,529
 • Rural 23,053
Car plates DLU
Website http://www.powiat-lubin.pl

Lubin County (Polish: powiat lubiński) 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 712 square kilometres (274.9 sq mi). Its administrative seat and largest town is Lubin, and its only other town is Ścinawa.

As at 2006 the total population of the county is 105,582, out of which the population of Lubin is 76,595, the population of Ścinawa is 5,934, and the rural population is 23,053.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Lubin County is bordered by Głogów County to the north, Góra County to the north-east, Wołów County to the east, Legnica County to the south and Polkowice County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Lubin urban 40.8 76,595  
Gmina Lubin rural 290.2 11,265 Lubin *
Gmina Ścinawa urban-rural 164.6 10,571 Ścinawa
Gmina Rudna rural 216.6 7,151 Rudna
* seat not part of the gmina

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Coordinates: 51°24′N 16°12′E / 51.400°N 16.200°E / 51.400; 16.200