Głogów County

Głogów County (Polish: powiat głogowski) 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 443.06 square kilometres (171.1 sq mi). Its administrative seat and only town is Głogów.

Głogów County
Powiat głogowski
Flag of Głogów County
Coat of arms of Głogów County
Głogów County (red) within Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Głogów County (red) within Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
SeatGłogów
Gminas
Area
 • Total443.06 km2 (171.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total89,319
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
 • Urban
67,317
 • Rural
22,002
Car platesDGL
Websitehttp://www.powiat.glogow.pl

As of 2019 the total population of the county is 89,319, of which the population of the town of Głogów is 67,317 and the rural population is 22,002.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Głogów County is bordered by Wschowa County to the north-east, Góra County to the east, Lubin County and Polkowice County to the south, and Żagań County and Nowa Sól County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Głogów urban 35.4 67,317  
Gmina Głogów rural 84.3 6,767 Głogów*
Gmina Jerzmanowa rural 63.4 5,091 Jerzmanowa
Gmina Kotla rural 127.8 4,426 Kotla
Gmina Żukowice rural 68.1 3,446 Żukowice
Gmina Pęcław rural 64.1 2,272 Pęcław
* seat not part of the gmina

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.

Coordinates: 51°39′33″N 16°04′50″E / 51.65917°N 16.08056°E / 51.65917; 16.08056