Kępno County (Polish: powiat kępiński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Greater Poland Voivodeship, west-central 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 only town is Kępno, which lies 144 kilometres (89 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.
Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Kępno): Coordinates:|
|• Total||608.39 km2 (234.90 sq mi)|
|• Density||91/km2 (240/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 608.39 square kilometres (234.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 55,335, out of which the population of Kępno is 14,710 and the rural population is 40,625.
The county is subdivided into seven gminas (one urban-rural and six rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Łęka Opatowska||rural||77.5||5,219||Łęka Opatowska|