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Oława County

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Location within the voivodeship
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLower Silesian
Total 4 (incl. 1 urban)
 • Total523.73 km2 (202.21 sq mi)
 • Total76,723
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Oława County (Polish: powiat oławski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It was created on January 1, 1999 as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. The county covers an area of 523.7 square kilometres (202.2 sq mi). Its administrative seat is the town of Oława, and its only other town is Jelcz-Laskowice.

As of 2019 the total population of the county is 76,723, out of which the population of Oława is 33,029, that of Jelcz-Laskowice is 15,803, and the rural population is 27,891.

Neighbouring counties

Oława County is bordered by Oleśnica County to the north, Namysłów County and Brzeg County to the east, Strzelin County to the south-west, and Wrocław County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Oława urban 27.4 33,029  
Gmina Jelcz-Laskowice urban-rural 168.1 23,323 Jelcz-Laskowice
Gmina Oława rural 234.0 15,209 Oława*
Gmina Domaniów rural 94.3 5,162 Domaniów
* seat not part of the gmina


  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.

Coordinates: 50°56′N 17°18′E / 50.933°N 17.300°E / 50.933; 17.300

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