Strzelce County

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Strzelce County

Powiat strzelecki
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Locator map Strzelce County in Opole Voivodeship.svg
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Strzelce Opolskie): 50°30′N18°17′E / 50.500°N 18.283°E / 50.500; 18.283 Coordinates: 50°30′N18°17′E / 50.500°N 18.283°E / 50.500; 18.283
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
Seat Strzelce Opolskie
Gminas
Area
  Total744.28 km2 (287.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30 [1] )
  Total74,460
  Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
   Urban
32,663
  Rural
41,797
Car plates OST
Website http://www.powiatstrzelecki.pl

Strzelce County (Polish : powiat strzelecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western 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 Strzelce Opolskie, which lies 31 kilometres (19 mi) south-east of the regional capital Opole. The county contains four other towns: Zawadzkie, 19 km (12 mi) north-east of Strzelce Opolskie, Kolonowskie, 19 km (12 mi) north-east of Strzelce Opolskie, Leśnica, 11 km (7 mi) south-west of Strzelce Opolskie, and Ujazd, 14 km (9 mi) south-east of Strzelce Opolskie.

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The county covers an area of 744.28 square kilometres (287.4 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 74,460. The most populated towns are Strzelce Opolskie with 17,900 inhabitants, and Zawadzkie with 7,135 inhabitants.

Neighbouring counties

Strzelce County is bordered by Olesno County to the north, Lubliniec County to the north-east, Tarnowskie Góry County to the east, Gliwice County to the south-east, Kędzierzyn-Koźle County to the south, Krapkowice County to the west and Opole County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Strzelce Opolskie urban-rural202.430,603 Strzelce Opolskie
Gmina Zawadzkie urban-rural82.211,341 Zawadzkie
Gmina Leśnica urban-rural94.67,569 Leśnica
Gmina Jemielnica rural113.27,219 Jemielnica
Gmina Ujazd urban-rural83.36,418 Ujazd
Gmina Kolonowskie urban-rural83.65,895 Kolonowskie
Gmina Izbicko rural84.95,415 Izbicko

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