Rawicz County (Polish: powiat rawicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Greater Poland Voivodeship, west-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 Rawicz, which lies 88 kilometres (55 mi) south of the regional capital Poznań. The county contains three other towns: Miejska Górka, 9 km (6 mi) north-east of Rawicz, Bojanowo, 13 km (8 mi) north-west of Rawicz, and Jutrosin, 22 km (14 mi) east of Rawicz.
Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Rawicz): Coordinates:|
|• Total||553.23 km2 (213.60 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 553.23 square kilometres (213.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 59,375, out of which the population of Rawicz is 21,301, that of Miejska Górka is 3,128, that of Bojanowo is 3,014, that of Jutrosin is 1,872, and the rural population is 30,060.
The county is subdivided into five gminas (four urban-rural and one rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Miejska Górka||urban-rural||103.6||9,283||Miejska Górka|