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Sulęcin County

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Sulęcin County

Powiat sulęciński
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Sulęcin): 52°27′N 15°7′E / 52.450°N 15.117°E / 52.450; 15.117Coordinates: 52°27′N 15°7′E / 52.450°N 15.117°E / 52.450; 15.117
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLubusz
SeatSulęcin
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,177.43 km2 (454.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total35,238
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
 • Urban
14,702
 • Rural
20,536
Car platesFSU
Websitehttp://www.powiatsulecinski.pl

Sulęcin County (Polish: powiat sulęciński) 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 Sulęcin, which lies 33 km (21 mi) south of Gorzów Wielkopolski and 63 km (39 mi) north-west of Zielona Góra. The county also contains the towns of Torzym, lying 16 km (10 mi) south of Sulęcin, and Lubniewice, 12 km (7 mi) north-east of Sulęcin.

The county covers an area of 1,177.43 square kilometres (454.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 35,238, out of which the population of Sulęcin is 10,117, that of Torzym is 2,526, that of Lubniewice is 2,059, and the rural population is 20,536.

Neighbouring counties

Sulęcin County is bordered by Gorzów County to the north, Międzyrzecz County to the east, Świebodzin County to the south-east, Krosno Odrzańskie County to the south and Słubice County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Sulęcin urban-rural 319.7 15,767 Sulęcin
Gmina Torzym urban-rural 374.9 6,820 Torzym
Gmina Słońsk rural 158.9 4,755 Słońsk
Gmina Krzeszyce rural 194.2 4,744 Krzeszyce
Gmina Lubniewice urban-rural 129.8 3,152 Lubniewice

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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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