Złotoryja County

Złotoryja County (Polish: powiat złotoryjski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. The county covers an area of 575.45 square kilometres (222.2 sq mi). Its administrative seat is Złotoryja, and it also contains the towns of Wojcieszów and Świerzawa.

Złotoryja County
Powiat złotoryjski
Flag of Złotoryja County
Coat of arms of Złotoryja County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
 • Total575.45 km2 (222.18 sq mi)
 • Total43,719
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesDZL

As of 2019 the total population of the county is 43,719, out of which the population of Złotoryja is 15,564, that of Wojcieszów is 3,668, that of Świerzawa is 2,286, and the rural population is 22,201.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Złotoryja County is bordered by Legnica County to the north-east, Jawor County to the east, Jelenia Góra County to the south, and Lwówek Śląski County and Bolesławiec County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Złotoryja urban 11.5 15,564  
Gmina Świerzawa urban-rural 157.7 7,552 Świerzawa
Gmina Złotoryja rural 145.1 7,071 Złotoryja*
Gmina Zagrodno rural 122.1 5,294 Zagrodno
Gmina Pielgrzymka rural 105.2 4,570 Pielgrzymka
Wojcieszów urban 32.2 3,668  
* seat not part of the gmina


  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.

Coordinates: 51°08′N 15°55′E / 51.133°N 15.917°E / 51.133; 15.917