Jawor County

Jawor County (Polish: powiat jaworski) 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 581.2 square kilometres (224.4 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Jawor; the only other town in the county is Bolków.

Jawor County

Powiat jaworski

Jauer Kreis  (German)
Flag of Jawor County
Flag
Coat of arms of Jawor County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
SeatJawor
Gminas
Area
 • Total581.25 km2 (224.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total50,315
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban
27,880
 • Rural
22,435
Car platesDJA
Websitehttp://www.powiat-jawor.org.pl

As of 2019 the total population of the county is 50,315, out of which the population of Jawor is 22,890, the population of Bolków is 4,990, and the rural population is 22,435.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Jawor County is bordered by Legnica County to the north, Środa Śląska County to the east, Świdnica County to the south-east, Wałbrzych County and Kamienna Góra County to the south, and Jelenia Góra County and Złotoryja County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into six gminas (one urban, 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
Jawor urban 18.8 22,890  
Gmina Bolków urban-rural 152.9 10,458 Bolków
Gmina Męcinka rural 147.8 4,995 Męcinka
Gmina Mściwojów rural 71.8 4,065 Mściwojów
Gmina Paszowice rural 100.8 3,976 Paszowice
Gmina Wądroże Wielkie rural 89.2 3,931 Wądroże Wielkie

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°03′N 16°11′E / 51.050°N 16.183°E / 51.050; 16.183