Lębork County

Lębork County (Kashubian: Lãbòrsczi kréz, Polish: powiat lęborski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Lębork, which lies 61 kilometres (38 mi) west of the regional capital Gdańsk. The only other town in the county is Łeba, lying 29 km (18 mi) north-west of Lębork.

Lębork County
Powiat lęborski
Flag of Lębork County
Coat of arms of Lębork County
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Lębork): 54°33′N 17°45′E / 54.550°N 17.750°E / 54.550; 17.750Coordinates: 54°33′N 17°45′E / 54.550°N 17.750°E / 54.550; 17.750
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
SeatLębork
Gminas
Area
 • Total706.99 km2 (272.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total66,196
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban
38,977
 • Rural
27,219
Car platesGLE
Websitehttp://www.powiat-lebork.com

The county covers an area of 706.99 square kilometres (273.0 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 66,196, out of which the population of Lębork is 35,333, that of Łeba is 3,644, and the rural population is 27,219.[1]


Lębork County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Lębork County is bordered by Wejherowo County to the east, Kartuzy County to the south-east, Bytów County to the south and Słupsk County to the west. It also borders the Baltic Sea to the north.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Lębork urban 17.9 35,333  
Gmina Nowa Wieś Lęborska rural 270.4 13,593 Nowa Wieś Lęborska
Gmina Cewice rural 187.9 7,570 Cewice
Gmina Wicko rural 216.1 6,056 Wicko
Łeba urban 14.8 3,644  

TransportEdit

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Provincial:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.