Środa Wielkopolska County

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


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Środa Wielkopolska): 52°14′N 17°17′E / 52.233°N 17.283°E / 52.233; 17.283Coordinates: 52°14′N 17°17′E / 52.233°N 17.283°E / 52.233; 17.283
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
Seat Środa Wielkopolska
  Total 623.18 km2 (240.61 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 54,568
  Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
  Urban 21,635
  Rural 32,933
Car plates PSR
Website http://www.srodawlkp-powiat.pl/

Środa Wielkopolska County (Polish: powiat średzki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Greater Poland Voivodeship, west-central 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 only town is Środa Wielkopolska, which lies 32 kilometres (20 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.

The county covers an area of 623.18 square kilometres (240.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 54,568, out of which the population of Środa Wielkopolska is 21,635 and the rural population is 32,933.

Neighbouring counties

Środa Wielkopolska County is bordered by Września County to the east, Jarocin County to the south, Śrem County to the south-west and Poznań County to the north-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 Wielkopolska urban-rural 207.1 30,023 Środa Wielkopolska
Gmina Nowe Miasto nad Wartą rural 119.5 9,025 Nowe Miasto nad Wartą
Gmina Krzykosy rural 110.5 6,500 Krzykosy
Gmina Zaniemyśl rural 106.8 6,191 Zaniemyśl
Gmina Dominowo rural 79.3 2,829 Dominowo


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