Strzelce County


Strzelce County

Infobox Settlement
name = Strzelce County
native_name = Powiat strzelecki
settlement_type =



image_shield = POL powiat strzelecki COA.svg



map_caption = Location within the voivodeship
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Opole
area_total_km2 = 744.28
population_total = 80828
population_as_of = 2006
population_density_km2 = auto
population_urban = 36419
population_blank1_title = Rural
population_blank1 = 44409
coor_type = Strzelce Opolskie
latd = 50
latm = 30
lats =
latNS = N
longd = 18
longm = 17
longs =
longEW = E
seat = Strzelce Opolskie
parts_type = Gminas
parts = Total 7
p1 = Gmina Izbicko
p2 = Gmina Jemielnica
p3 = Gmina Kolonowskie
p4 = Gmina Leśnica
p5 = Gmina Strzelce Opolskie
p6 = Gmina Ujazd
p7 = Gmina Zawadzkie
blank_name = Car plates
blank_info = OST
website = http://www.powiatstrzelecki.pl
__NOTOC__Strzelce County ( _pl. powiat strzelecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It was created on January 1, 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Strzelce Opolskie, which lies convert|31|km|mi|0 south-east of the regional capital Opole. The county contains four other towns: Zawadzkie, convert|19|km|mi|0|abbr=on north-east of Strzelce Opolskie, Kolonowskie, convert|19|km|mi|0|abbr=on north-east of Strzelce Opolskie, Leśnica, convert|11|km|mi|0|abbr=on south-west of Strzelce Opolskie, and Ujazd, convert|14|km|mi|0|abbr=on south-east of Strzelce Opolskie.

The county covers an area of convert|744.28|km2|sqmi|1. As of 2006 its total population is 80,828, out of which the population of Strzelce Opolskie is 20,059, that of Zawadzkie is 8,331, that of Kolonowskie is 3,432, that of Leśnica is 2,945, that of Ujazd is 1,652, and the rural population is 44,409.

Neighbouring counties

Strzelce County is bordered by Olesno County to the north, Lubliniec County to the north-east, Tarnowskie Góry County to the east, Gliwice County to the south-east, Kędzierzyn-Koźle County to the south, Krapkowice County to the west and Opole County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

References

* [http://www.stat.gov.pl/gus/45_655_PLK_HTML.htm Polish official population figures 2006]


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