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Kłobuck County

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Kłobuck County

Powiat kłobucki
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Location within Silesian Voivodeship
Coordinates (Kłobuck): 50°55′N 18°56′E / 50.917°N 18.933°E / 50.917; 18.933Coordinates: 50°55′N 18°56′E / 50.917°N 18.933°E / 50.917; 18.933
Country Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
SeatKłobuck
Gminas
Area
 • Total889.15 km2 (343.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total84,762
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
 • Urban
17,390
 • Rural
67,372
Car platesSKL
Websitehttp://www.powiatklobucki.pl

Kłobuck County (Polish: powiat kłobucki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Kłobuck, which lies 75 kilometres (47 mi) north of the regional capital Katowice. The only other town in the county is Krzepice, lying 16 km (10 mi) west of Kłobuck.

The county covers an area of 889.15 square kilometres (343.3 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 84,762, out of which the population of Kłobuck is 12,934, that of Krzepice is 4,456, and the rural population is 67,372.

Neighbouring counties

Kłobuck County is bordered by Pajęczno County to the north, the city of Częstochowa and Częstochowa County to the south-east, Lubliniec County to the south-west, Olesno County to the west, and Wieluń County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Kłobuck urban-rural 130.4 20,412 Kłobuck
Gmina Wręczyca Wielka rural 148.1 17,760 Wręczyca Wielka
Gmina Krzepice urban-rural 78.8 9,150 Krzepice
Gmina Miedźno rural 113.2 7,551 Miedźno
Gmina Opatów rural 73.5 6,816 Opatów
Gmina Lipie rural 99.1 6,254 Lipie
Gmina Przystajń rural 88.9 5,881 Przystajń
Gmina Popów rural 102.2 5,868 Popów
Gmina Panki rural 55.0 5,070 Panki

References

  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 2020-02-14.
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