Kazimierza County

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Kazimierza County

Powiat kazimierski
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Kazimierza Wielka): 50°16′25″N20°29′4″E / 50.27361°N 20.48444°E / 50.27361; 20.48444 Coordinates: 50°16′25″N20°29′4″E / 50.27361°N 20.48444°E / 50.27361; 20.48444
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Świętokrzyskie
Seat Kazimierza Wielka
Gminas
Area
  Total422.48 km2 (163.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total33,408
  Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
   Urban
6,835
  Rural
26,573
Car plates TKA
Website http://www.kazimierzaw.pl/

Kazimierza County (Polish : powiat kazimierski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, south-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 largest town is Kazimierza Wielka, which lies 69 kilometres (43 mi) south of the regional capital Kielce. The only other town in the county is Skalbmierz, lying 9 km (6 mi) north-west of Kazimierza Wielka.

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The county covers an area of 422.48 square kilometres (163.1 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 33,408, out of which the population of Kazimierza Wielka is 5,550, that of Skalbmierz is 1,285, and the rural population is 26,573. [1]

Neighbouring counties

Kazimierza County is bordered by Pińczów County to the north, Busko County to the north-east, Dąbrowa County to the east, Tarnów County to the south-east, and Proszowice County and Miechów County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Kazimierza Wielka urban-rural140.616,177 Kazimierza Wielka
Gmina Skalbmierz urban-rural86.26,468 Skalbmierz
Gmina Bejsce rural57.74,021 Bejsce
Gmina Czarnocin rural69.53,792 Czarnocin
Gmina Opatowiec rural68.42,950 Opatowiec


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