Wschowa County (Polish: powiat wschowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lubusz Voivodeship, western Poland. It was created in 2002 out of three gminas which previously belonged to Nowa Sól County. Its administrative seat and largest town is Wschowa, which lies 57 km (35 mi) east of Zielona Góra and 126 km (78 mi) south-east of Gorzów Wielkopolski. The county also contains the towns of Sława, lying 18 km (11 mi) north-west of Wschowa, and Szlichtyngowa, 10 km (6 mi) south of Wschowa.
Location within the voivodeship
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|• Total||624.82 km2 (241.24 sq mi)|
|• Density||62/km2 (160/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 624.82 square kilometres (241.2 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 38,960, out of which the population of Wschowa is 13,875, that of Sława is 4,321, that of Szlichtyngowa is 1,278, and the rural population is 19,486.
The county is subdivided into three gminas (all urban-rural, centred on the three towns). These are listed in the following table (in descending order of population).
- "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-03-23.