Góra County

Góra County (Polish: powiat górowski) 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 738.11 square kilometres (285.0 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Góra; the only other town in the county is Wąsosz.

Góra County

Powiat górowski
Logo of Góra County
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Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
SeatGóra
Gminas
Area
 • Total738.11 km2 (284.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total35,047
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Urban
14,459
 • Rural
20,588
Car platesDGR
Websitehttp://www.powiatgora.pl/

As of 2019 the total population of the county is 35,047, out of which the population of Góra is 11,797, the population of Wąsosz is 2,662, and the rural population is 20,588.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Góra County is bordered by Leszno County to the north, Rawicz County to the east, Trzebnica County to the south-east, Wołów County to the south, Lubin County to the south-west, Głogów County to the west and Wschowa County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Góra urban-rural 268.7 19,956 Góra
Gmina Wąsosz urban-rural 193.6 7,161 Wąsosz
Gmina Niechlów rural 152.0 4,911 Niechlów
Gmina Jemielno rural 123.8 3,019 Jemielno

ReferencesEdit

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

Coordinates: 51°40′N 16°33′E / 51.667°N 16.550°E / 51.667; 16.550