Oleśnica County

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Oleśnica County

Powiat oleśnicki
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Location within the voivodeship
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Seat Oleśnica
Gminas
Area
  Total1,049.74 km2 (405.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30 [1] )
  Total107,090
  Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
   Urban
61,466
  Rural
45,624
Car plates DOL
Website http://www.powiat-olesnicki.pl

Oleśnica County (Polish : powiat oleśnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It was created on January 1, 1999 as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. The county covers an area of 1,049.7 square kilometres (405.3 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Oleśnica, and it also contains the towns of Syców, Twardogóra, Bierutów and Międzybórz.

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As of 2019 the total population of the county is 107,090. The most populated towns are Oleśnica with 37,169 inhabitants and Syców is 10,397 inhabitants.

Neighbouring counties

Oleśnica County is bordered by Milicz County and Ostrów Wielkopolski County to the north, Ostrzeszów County, Kępno County and Namysłów County to the east, Oława County to the south, and Wrocław County and Trzebnica County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Oleśnica urban21.037,169 
Gmina Syców urban-rural144.816,874 Syców
Gmina Oleśnica rural243.413,689 Oleśnica*
Gmina Twardogóra urban-rural168.013,008 Twardogóra
Gmina Bierutów urban-rural147.19,963 Bierutów
Gmina Dobroszyce rural131.76,723 Dobroszyce
Gmina Międzybórz urban-rural88.65,067 Międzybórz
Gmina Dziadowa Kłoda rural105.14,597 Dziadowa Kłoda
* seat not part of the gmina

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References

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Coordinates: 51°12′N17°23′E / 51.200°N 17.383°E / 51.200; 17.383