Krosno Odrzańskie County

Krosno Odrzańskie County (Polish: powiat krośnieński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lubusz Voivodeship, western Poland, on the German border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the town of Krosno Odrzańskie, which lies 30 km (19 mi) west of Zielona Góra and 79 km (49 mi) south of Gorzów Wielkopolski. The only other town in the county is Gubin, situated on the German border 28 km (17 mi) west of Krosno Odrzańskie.

Krosno Odrzańskie County

Powiat krośnieński
Flag of Krosno Odrzańskie County
Flag
Coat of arms of Krosno Odrzańskie County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Krosno Odrzańskie): 52°2′N 15°6′E / 52.033°N 15.100°E / 52.033; 15.100Coordinates: 52°2′N 15°6′E / 52.033°N 15.100°E / 52.033; 15.100
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLubusz
SeatKrosno Odrzańskie
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,390 km2 (540 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total55,018
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Urban
27,938
 • Rural
27,080
Car platesFKR
Websitehttp://www.pow.krosno-odrz.pl

The county covers an area of 1,390 square kilometres (536.7 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 55,018, out of which the population of Gubin is 16,619, that of Krosno Odrzańskie is 11,319, and the rural population is 27,080.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Krosno Odrzańskie County is bordered by Słubice County to the north-west, Sulęcin County to the north, Świebodzin County to the north-east, Zielona Góra County to the east and Żary County to the south. It also borders Brandenburg in Germany to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Krosno Odrzańskie urban-rural 211.5 17,784 Krosno Odrzańskie
Gubin urban 20.7 16,619  
Gmina Gubin rural 379.7 7,156 Gubin*
Gmina Dąbie rural 170.0 4,930 Dąbie
Gmina Bobrowice rural 185.1 3,205 Bobrowice
Gmina Maszewo rural 213.6 2,812 Maszewo
Gmina Bytnica rural 208.7 2,512 Bytnica
* seat not part of the gmina

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 2020-03-23.