Namysłów County

Namysłów County (Polish: powiat namysłowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western 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 Namysłów, which lies 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of the regional capital, which is the city of Opole.

Namysłów County
Powiat namysłowski
Flag of Namysłów County
Coat of arms of Namysłów County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Namysłów): 51°4′22″N 17°42′25″E / 51.07278°N 17.70694°E / 51.07278; 17.70694Coordinates: 51°4′22″N 17°42′25″E / 51.07278°N 17.70694°E / 51.07278; 17.70694
Country Poland
 • Total747.67 km2 (288.68 sq mi)
 • Total42,692
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 747.67 square kilometres (288.7 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 42,692, out of which the population of Namysłów is 16,557 and the rural population is 27,400.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Namysłów County is bordered by Kępno County to the north-east, Kluczbork County to the east, Opole County to the south, Brzeg County to the south-west, and Oława County and Oleśnica County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Namysłów urban-rural 290.0 26,145 Namysłów
Gmina Pokój rural 133.0 5,228 Pokój
Gmina Wilków rural 100.6 4,411 Wilków
Gmina Domaszowice rural 113.9 3,591 Domaszowice
Gmina Świerczów rural 110.3 3,317 Świerczów


  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.

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