Pińczów County

Pińczów County (Polish: powiat pińczowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, south-central 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 Pińczów, which lies 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of the regional capital Kielce. The only other town in the county is Działoszyce, lying 23 km (14 mi) south-west of Pińczów.

Pińczów County
Powiat pińczowski
View from Mount St. Anne in Pińczów
View from Mount St. Anne in Pińczów
Flag of Pińczów County
Coat of arms of Pińczów County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Pińczów): 50°32′N 20°32′E / 50.533°N 20.533°E / 50.533; 20.533Coordinates: 50°32′N 20°32′E / 50.533°N 20.533°E / 50.533; 20.533
Country Poland
 • Total611.03 km2 (235.92 sq mi)
 • Total39,100
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesTPI

The county covers an area of 611.03 square kilometres (235.9 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 39,100, out of which the population of Pińczów is 10,774, that of Działoszyce is 907, and the rural population is 27,419.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Pińczów County is bordered by Kielce County to the north, Busko County to the east, Kazimierza County to the south, Miechów County to the west and Jędrzejów County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Pińczów urban-rural 212.8 20,744 Pińczów
Gmina Działoszyce urban-rural 105.5 4,950 Działoszyce
Gmina Michałów rural 112.2 4,578 Michałów
Gmina Złota rural 81.7 4,444 Złota
Gmina Kije rural 99.3 4,384 Kije


  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.