Location within the voivodeship
Map of the county
|• Total||779.93 km2 (301.13 sq mi)|
|• Density||79/km2 (200/sq mi)|
Polkowice County (Polish: powiat polkowicki) 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 779.9 square kilometres (301.1 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Polkowice, and it also contains the towns of Chocianów and Przemków.
As at 2006 the total population of the county is 61,138, out of which the population of Polkowice is 22,279, that of Chocianów is 8,215, that of Przemków is 6,551, and the rural population is 24,093.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (three urban-rural and three rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.