Głogów County

Głogów County
Powiat głogowski


Coat of arms

Głogów County (red) within Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Seat Głogów
  Total 443.06 km2 (171.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 87,651
  Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
  Urban 68,954
  Rural 18,697
Car plates DGL
Website http://www.powiat.glogow.pl

Głogów County (Polish: powiat głogowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, south-western Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. The county covers an area of 443.06 square kilometres (171.1 sq mi). Its administrative seat and only town is Głogów.

As at 2006 the total population of the county is 87,651, of which the population of the town of Głogów is 68,954 and the rural population is 18,697.

Neighbouring counties

Głogów County is bordered by Wschowa County to the north-east, Góra County to the east, Lubin County and Polkowice County to the south, and Żagań County and Nowa Sól County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Głogów urban 35.4 68,954  
Gmina Głogów rural 84.3 5,506 Głogów *
Gmina Kotla rural 127.8 4,129 Kotla
Gmina Żukowice rural 68.1 3,516 Żukowice
Gmina Jerzmanowa rural 63.4 3,232 Jerzmanowa
Gmina Pęcław rural 64.1 2,314 Pęcław
* seat not part of the gmina


Coordinates: 51°39′32.6″N 16°04′49.9″E / 51.659056°N 16.080528°E / 51.659056; 16.080528

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