Środa County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

Środa Śląska County (/ˈʃrdə ˈʃlɒ̃skə/, Polish: powiat średzki [ˈpɔvjat ˈɕrɛt͡skʲi]) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. The county covers an area of 703.7 square kilometres (271.7 sq mi). Its administrative seat and only town is Środa Śląska.

Środa Śląska County
Powiat średzki
Flag of Środa Śląska County
Coat of arms of Środa Śląska County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
SeatŚroda Śląska
Gminas
Area
 • Total703.68 km2 (271.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total54,646
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban
9,516
 • Rural
45,130
Car platesDSR
Websitehttp://www.powiat-sredzki.pl

As at 2019 the total population of the county is 54,646, out of which the population of Środa Śląska accounts for 9,516, while the rural population is 45,130.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Środa Śląska County is bordered by Wołów County to the north, Trzebnica County to the north-east, the city of Wrocław and Wrocław County to the east, Świdnica County to the south, and Jawor County and Legnica County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Środa Śląska urban-rural 214.9 19,862 Środa Śląska
Gmina Miękinia rural 179.5 16,603 Miękinia
Gmina Kostomłoty rural 146.3 7,142 Kostomłoty
Gmina Malczyce rural 52.6 5,957 Malczyce
Gmina Udanin rural 110.7 5,082 Udanin

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 51°09′N 16°35′E / 51.150°N 16.583°E / 51.150; 16.583