Nysa County

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Nysa County
Powiat nyski
POL powiat nyski flag.svg
POL powiat nyski COA.svg
Locator map Nysa County in Opole Voivodeship.svg
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Nysa): 50°28′17″N17°20′2″E / 50.47139°N 17.33389°E / 50.47139; 17.33389 Coordinates: 50°28′17″N17°20′2″E / 50.47139°N 17.33389°E / 50.47139; 17.33389
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
Seat Nysa
Gminas
Area
  Total1,223.87 km2 (472.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30 [1] )
  Total136,393
  Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
   Urban
73,232
  Rural
63,161
Car plates ONY
Website http://www.powiat.nysa.pl

Nysa County (Polish : powiat nyski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western Poland, on the Czech border. 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 Nysa, which lies 48 kilometres (30 mi) south-west of the regional capital Opole. The county contains four other towns: Głuchołazy, 18 km (11 mi) south of Nysa, Paczków, 24 km (15 mi) west of Nysa, Otmuchów, 12 km (7 mi) west of Nysa, and Korfantów, 20 km (12 mi) east of Nysa.

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The county covers an area of 1,223.87 square kilometres (472.5 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 136,393. The most populated towns are Nysa with 43,849 inhabitants, Głuchołazy with 13,534 inhabitants, and Paczków with 7,460 inhabitants.

Neighbouring counties

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

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Nysa urban-rural217.657,077 Nysa
Gmina Głuchołazy urban-rural168.023,707 Głuchołazy
Gmina Otmuchów urban-rural187.413,559 Otmuchów
Gmina Paczków urban-rural79.712,560 Paczków
Gmina Korfantów urban-rural179.88,803 Korfantów
Gmina Łambinowice rural123.77,494 Łambinowice
Gmina Skoroszyce rural103.66,219 Skoroszyce
Gmina Pakosławice rural74.03,508 Pakosławice
Gmina Kamiennik rural89.23,466 Kamiennik

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References

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