Słupsk County (Polish: powiat słupski, Kashubian: Stôłpsk kréj) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. It came into being on 1 January 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the city of Słupsk, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only towns in Słupsk County are Ustka, a coastal resort 18 km (11 mi) north-west of Słupsk, and Kępice, 27 km (17 mi) south of Słupsk.

Słupsk County
Powiat słupski
Flag of Słupsk County
Coat of arms of Słupsk County
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Słupsk): 54°27′57″N 17°1′45″E / 54.46583°N 17.02917°E / 54.46583; 17.02917
Country Poland
 • Total2,304 km2 (890 sq mi)
 • Total98,793
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesGSL

The county covers an area of 2,304 square kilometres (889.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 98,793, out of which the population of Ustka is 15,460, that of Kępice is 3,580, and the rural population is 79,753.[1]

Słupsk County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Apart from the city of Słupsk, Słupsk County is also bordered by Lębork County to the east, Bytów County to the south-east, and Koszalin County and Sławno County to the west. It also borders the Baltic Sea to the north.

Administrative division edit

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Słupsk rural 260.6 18,110 Słupsk *
Ustka urban 10.1 15,460  
Gmina Kobylnica rural 245.0 12,712 Kobylnica
Gmina Dębnica Kaszubska rural 300.0 9,619 Dębnica Kaszubska
Gmina Kępice urban-rural 293.4 9,122 Kępice
Gmina Główczyce rural 323.8 9,042 Główczyce
Gmina Ustka rural 218.1 8,335 Ustka *
Gmina Potęgowo rural 227.9 6,944 Potęgowo
Gmina Damnica rural 167.8 6,058 Damnica
Gmina Smołdzino rural 257.2 3,391 Smołdzino
* seat not part of the gmina

References edit

  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.