Ząbkowice Śląskie County

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Ząbkowice Śląskie County

Powiat ząbkowicki
Flag of Ząbkowice Śląskie County
Coat of arms of Ząbkowice Śląskie County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
SeatZąbkowice Śląskie
 • Total801.75 km2 (309.56 sq mi)
 • Total69,297
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesDZA

Ząbkowice Śląskie County (Polish: powiat ząbkowicki) 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 801.75 square kilometres (309.6 sq mi). Its administrative seat is Ząbkowice Śląskie, and it also contains the towns of Ziębice, Złoty Stok and Bardo.

As at 2006 the total population of the county is 69,297, out of which the population of Ząbkowice Śląskie is 16,242, that of Ziębice is 9,234, that of Złoty Stok is 2,930, that of Bardo is 2,860, and the rural population is 38,031.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Ząbkowice Śląskie County is bordered by Kłodzko County to the south-west, Dzierżoniów County to the north-west, Strzelin County to the north-east and Nysa County to the east. It also borders the Czech Republic to the south.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Ząbkowice Śląskie urban-rural 146.9 23,162 Ząbkowice Śląskie
Gmina Ziębice urban-rural 222.2 18,254 Ziębice
Gmina Kamieniec Ząbkowicki rural 96.2 8,731 Kamieniec Ząbkowicki
Gmina Bardo urban-rural 73.4 5,635 Bardo
Gmina Stoszowice rural 109.8 5,574 Stoszowice
Gmina Złoty Stok urban-rural 75.6 4,748 Złoty Stok
Gmina Ciepłowody rural 77.5 3,193 Ciepłowody


Coordinates: 50°35′N 16°49′E / 50.583°N 16.817°E / 50.583; 16.817