Lubliniec County

Lubliniec County (Polish: powiat lubliniecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Silesian Voivodeship, southern 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 largest town is Lubliniec, which lies 54 kilometres (34 mi) north-west of the regional capital Katowice. The only other town in the county is Woźniki, lying 45 km (28 mi) north-east of Lubliniec.

Lubliniec County
Powiat lubliniecki
Coat of arms of Lubliniec County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Lubliniec): 50°41′N 18°41′E / 50.683°N 18.683°E / 50.683; 18.683Coordinates: 50°41′N 18°41′E / 50.683°N 18.683°E / 50.683; 18.683
Country Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
SeatLubliniec
Gminas
Area
 • Total822.13 km2 (317.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total76,470
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban
28,089
 • Rural
48,381
Car platesSLU
Websitehttp://www.lubliniec.starostwo.gov.pl/

The county covers an area of 822.13 square kilometres (317.4 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 76,470, out of which the population of Lubliniec is 23,784, that of Woźniki is 4,305, and the rural population is 48,381.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Lubliniec County is bordered by Kłobuck County to the north-east, Częstochowa County and Myszków County to the east, Tarnowskie Góry County to the south, Strzelce County to the south-west, and Olesno County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Lubliniec urban 89.8 23,784  
Gmina Koszęcin rural 129.0 11,842 Koszęcin
Gmina Woźniki urban-rural 127.0 9,598 Woźniki
Gmina Ciasna rural 134.2 7,467 Ciasna
Gmina Kochanowice rural 79.7 6,925 Kochanowice
Gmina Herby rural 50.5 6,808 Herby
Gmina Pawonków rural 118.7 6,630 Pawonków
Gmina Boronów rural 56.0 3,416 Boronów

Twin regionsEdit

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.
  2. ^ "Die Partnerlandkreise des Landkreises Lörrach". loerrach-landkreis.de (in German). Landkreis Lörrach. Retrieved 2020-03-11.