Środa Śląska County

Not to be confused with Środa Wielkopolska County, which has the same name in Polish.
Środa Śląska County
Powiat średzki

Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Seat Środa Śląska
  Total 703.68 km2 (271.69 sq mi)
Population (2009)
  Total 50,119
  Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
  Urban 8,800
  Rural 40,408
Car plates DSR
Website http://www.powiat-sredzki.pl

Środa Śląska County (Polish: powiat średzki) 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 703.7 square kilometres (271.7 sq mi). Its administrative seat and only town is Środa Śląska.

As at 2006 the total population of the county is 49,208, out of which the population of Środa Śląska accounts for 8,800, while the rural population is 40,408.

Neighbouring counties

Środa Śląska County is bordered by Wołów County to the north, Trzebnica County to the north-east, the city of Wrocław and Wrocław County to the east, Świdnica County to the south, and Jawor County and Legnica County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Środa Śląska urban-rural 214.9 19,076 Środa Śląska
Gmina Miękinia rural 179.5 11,635 Miękinia
Gmina Kostomłoty rural 146.3 6,872 Kostomłoty
Gmina Malczyce rural 52.6 5,975 Malczyce
Gmina Udanin rural 110.7 5,650 Udanin


Coordinates: 51°09′N 16°35′E / 51.150°N 16.583°E / 51.150; 16.583

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