Opole Lubelskie County

Opole Lubelskie County (Polish: powiat opolski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the town of Opole Lubelskie, which lies 44 kilometres (27 mi) west of the regional capital Lublin. The only other town in the county is Poniatowa, lying 8 km (5 mi) north-east of Opole Lubelskie.

Opole Lubelskie County

Powiat opolski
Flag of Opole Lubelskie County
Flag
Coat of arms of Opole Lubelskie County
Coat of arms
Location of Opole Lubelskie County
Coordinates (Opole Lubelskie): 51°9′N 21°58′E / 51.150°N 21.967°E / 51.150; 21.967Coordinates: 51°9′N 21°58′E / 51.150°N 21.967°E / 51.150; 21.967
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLublin
SeatOpole Lubelskie
Gminas
Area
 • Total804.14 km2 (310.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total59,551
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Urban
18,480
 • Rural
41,031
Car platesLOP
Websitehttp://www.opole.lublin.pl

The county covers an area of 804.14 square kilometres (310.5 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 59,511, including 9,144 in Poniatowa, 8,421 in Opole Lubelskie, 915 in Józefów nad Wisłą, and a rural population of 41,031.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Opole Lubelskie County is bordered by Puławy County to the north, Lublin County to the east, Kraśnik County to the south-east, Opatów County to the south-west, Lipsko County to the west and Zwoleń County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Opole Lubelskie urban-rural 193.8 17,166 Opole Lubelskie
Gmina Poniatowa urban-rural 84.2 14,223 Poniatowa
Gmina Chodel rural 108.2 6,589 Chodel
Gmina Józefów nad Wisłą urban-rural 141.6 6,548 Józefów nad Wisłą
Gmina Karczmiska rural 95.2 5,607 Karczmiska
Gmina Łaziska rural 109.3 4,945 Łaziska
Gmina Wilków rural 79.5 4,863 Wilków

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-11.