Kępno County

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Kępno City

Powiat kępiński
POL powiat kepinski COA.svg
Coat of arms
POL wojewodztwo wielkopolskie powiat kepinski map.svg
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Kępno): 51°17′N17°59′E / 51.283°N 17.983°E / 51.283; 17.983 Coordinates: 51°17′N17°59′E / 51.283°N 17.983°E / 51.283; 17.983
CityFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
Seat Kępno
Gminas
Area
  Total608.39 km2 (234.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
  Total55,335
  Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
   Urban
14,710
  Rural
40,625
Car plates PKE
Website http://www.kepno.com.pl

Kępno County (Polish : powiat kępiński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Greater Poland Voivodeship, west-central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Kępno, which lies 144 kilometres (89 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.

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The county covers an area of 608.39 square kilometres (234.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 55,335, out of which the population of Kępno is 14,710 and the rural population is 40,625.

Neighbouring counties

Kępno County is bordered by Ostrzeszów County to the north, Wieruszów County to the east, Kluczbork County to the south, Namysłów County to the south-west and Oleśnica County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Kępno urban-rural124.024,308 Kępno
Gmina Baranów rural74.37,495 Baranów
Gmina Bralin rural85.25,644 Bralin
Gmina Łęka Opatowska rural77.55,219 Łęka Opatowska
Gmina Trzcinica rural75.14,703 Trzcinica
Gmina Rychtal rural96.84,041 Rychtal
Gmina Perzów rural75.53,925 Perzów

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