Słupsk County

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Słupsk County

Powiat słupski
Flag of Słupsk County
Coat of arms of Słupsk County
Coat of arms
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Słupsk): 54°27′57″N 17°1′45″E / 54.46583°N 17.02917°E / 54.46583; 17.02917Coordinates: 54°27′57″N 17°1′45″E / 54.46583°N 17.02917°E / 54.46583; 17.02917
Country Poland
 • Total2,304 km2 (890 sq mi)
 • Total92,172
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesGSL

Słupsk County (Polish: powiat słupski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. It came into being on 1 January 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the city of Słupsk, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only towns in Słupsk County are Ustka, a coastal resort 18 km (11 mi) north-west of Słupsk, and Kępice, 27 km (17 mi) south of Słupsk.

The county covers an area of 2,304 square kilometres (889.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 92,172, out of which the population of Ustka is 16,227, that of Kępice is 3,829, and the rural population is 72,116.

Słupsk County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Apart from the city of Słupsk, Słupsk County is also bordered by Lębork County to the east, Bytów County to the south-east, and Koszalin County and Sławno County to the west. It also borders the Baltic Sea to the north.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Ustka urban 10.1 16,227  
Gmina Słupsk rural 260.6 13,529 Słupsk *
Gmina Kępice urban-rural 293.4 9,688 Kępice
Gmina Kobylnica rural 245.0 9,659 Kobylnica
Gmina Dębnica Kaszubska rural 300.0 9,422 Dębnica Kaszubska
Gmina Główczyce rural 323.8 9,394 Główczyce
Gmina Ustka rural 218.1 7,335 Ustka *
Gmina Potęgowo rural 227.9 7,147 Potęgowo
Gmina Damnica rural 167.8 6,293 Damnica
Gmina Smołdzino rural 257.2 3,478 Smołdzino
* seat not part of the gmina