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Międzyrzecz County

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Międzyrzecz County

Powiat międzyrzecki
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Międzyrzecz): 52°26′54″N 15°35′18″E / 52.44833°N 15.58833°E / 52.44833; 15.58833Coordinates: 52°26′54″N 15°35′18″E / 52.44833°N 15.58833°E / 52.44833; 15.58833
Country Poland
Voivodeship
Lubusz
SeatMiędzyrzecz
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,387.61 km2 (535.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total57,851
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban
30,056
 • Rural
27,795
Car platesFMI
Websitehttp://www.powiat-miedzyrzecki.pl

Międzyrzecz County (Polish: Powiat międzyrzecki) 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 and largest town is Międzyrzecz, which lies 48 km (30 mi) south-east of Gorzów Wielkopolski and 68 km (42 mi) north of Zielona Góra. The county also contains the towns of Skwierzyna, lying 19 km (12 mi) north of Międzyrzecz, and Trzciel, 25 km (16 mi) south-east of Międzyrzecz.

The county covers an area of 1,387.61 square kilometres (535.76 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 57,851, out of which the population of Międzyrzecz is 17,994, that of Skwierzyna is 9,671, that of Trzciel is 2,391, and the rural population is 27,795.

Neighbouring counties

Międzyrzecz County is bordered by Strzelce-Drezdenko County to the north, Międzychód County to the north-east, Nowy Tomyśl County to the east, Świebodzin County to the south, Sulęcin County to the west and Gorzów County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Międzyrzecz urban-rural 315.32 24,942 Międzyrzecz
Gmina Skwierzyna urban-rural 284.81 12,178 Skwierzyna
Gmina Trzciel urban-rural 177.51 6,451 Trzciel
Gmina Przytoczna rural 184.82 5,618 Przytoczna
Gmina Bledzew rural 247.48 4,382 Bledzew
Gmina Pszczew rural 177.67 4,280 Pszczew

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 2020-03-23.
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