Zielona Góra County

Zielona Góra County (Polish: powiat zielonogórski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lubusz Voivodeship, western Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the city of Zielona Góra, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The county contains five towns: Sulechów, which lies 23 km (14 mi) north-east of Zielona Góra, Nowogród Bobrzański, which lies 25 km (16 mi) south-west of Zielona Góra, Babimost, which lies 40 km (25 mi) north-east of Zielona Góra, Czerwieńsk, which lies 11 km (7 mi) north-west of Zielona Góra, and Kargowa, 40 km (25 mi) north-east of Zielona Góra.

Zielona Góra County

Powiat zielonogórski
Flag of Zielona Góra County
Flag
Coat of arms of Zielona Góra County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Zielona Góra): 51°56′23″N 15°30′18″E / 51.93972°N 15.50500°E / 51.93972; 15.50500Coordinates: 51°56′23″N 15°30′18″E / 51.93972°N 15.50500°E / 51.93972; 15.50500
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLubusz
SeatZielona Góra
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,349.75 km2 (521.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total75,626
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Urban
33,732
 • Rural
41,894
Car platesFZI
Websitepowiat-zielonogorski.pl

The county covers an area of 1,349.75 square kilometres (521.1 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 75,626. The most populated towns are Sulechów with 16,831 inhabitants and Nowogród Bobrzański with 5,165 inhabitants.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Apart from the city of Zielona Góra, Zielona Góra County is also bordered by Świebodzin County to the north, Nowy Tomyśl County to the north-east, Wolsztyn County to the east, Nowa Sól County to the south-east, Żagań County to the south, Żary County to the south-west and Krosno Odrzańskie County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 9 gminas (five urban-rural and four rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Sulechów urban-rural 236.7 26,397 Sulechów
Gmina Czerwieńsk urban-rural 195.9 10,004 Czerwieńsk
Gmina Nowogród Bobrzański urban-rural 259.4 9,487 Nowogród Bobrzański
Gmina Świdnica rural 160.8 6,552 Świdnica
Gmina Babimost urban-rural 92.8 6,212 Babimost
Gmina Kargowa urban-rural 128.5 5,853 Kargowa
Gmina Zabór rural 93.3 4,282 Zabór
Gmina Trzebiechów rural 81.0 3,409 Trzebiechów
Gmina Bojadła rural 102.6 3,267 Bojadła

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Zielona Gora
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1
(34)
2
(35)
7
(45)
11
(52)
17
(63)
20
(68)
22
(71)
22
(71)
17
(63)
12
(54)
6
(42)
3
(37)
12
(53)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(27)
−3
(27)
1
(33)
4
(39)
9
(48)
12
(54)
14
(57)
14
(57)
11
(51)
6
(43)
2
(35)
−1
(30)
6
(42)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 38
(1.5)
36
(1.4)
36
(1.4)
43
(1.7)
58
(2.3)
64
(2.5)
79
(3.1)
74
(2.9)
43
(1.7)
41
(1.6)
43
(1.7)
46
(1.8)
600
(23.6)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Zielona Gora, Poland". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.