Ząbkowice Śląskie County
|Ząbkowice Śląskie County
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
|• Total||801.75 km2 (309.56 sq mi)|
|• Density||86/km2 (220/sq mi)|
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.
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.
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 Ząbkowice Śląskie||urban-rural||146.9||23,162||Ząbkowice Śląskie|
|Gmina Kamieniec Ząbkowicki||rural||96.2||8,731||Kamieniec Ząbkowicki|
|Gmina Złoty Stok||urban-rural||75.6||4,748||Złoty Stok|