Lwówek Śląski County
|Lwówek Śląski County
Location within the voivodeship
|• Total||709.94 km2 (274.11 sq mi)|
|• Density||68/km2 (180/sq mi)|
Lwówek Śląski County (Polish: powiat lwówecki) 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 709.9 square kilometres (274.1 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Lwówek Śląski, and it also contains the towns of Gryfów Śląski, Mirsk, Wleń and Lubomierz.
As at 2006 the total population of the county is 48,144, out of which the population of Lwówek Śląski is 9,687, that of Gryfów Śląski is 7,128, that of Mirsk is 4,136, that of Wleń is 1,884, that of Lubomierz is 1,818, and the rural population is 23,491.
Lwówek Śląski County is bordered by Lubań County to the west, Bolesławiec County to the north, Złotoryja County to the east and Jelenia Góra County to the south. It also borders the Czech Republic to the south.
The county is subdivided into five gminas (all of them urban-rural, centred on the five towns). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Lwówek Śląski||urban-rural||240.4||18,189||Lwówek Śląski|
|Gmina Gryfów Śląski||urban-rural||66.6||10,316||Gryfów Śląski|