Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Krapkowice): 50°28′N 17°58′E / 50.467°N 17.967°ECoordinates: 50°28′N 17°58′E / 50.467°N 17.967°E|
|• Head of County||Maciej Sonik|
|• Total||442.35 km2 (170.79 sq mi)|
|• Density||150/km2 (400/sq mi)|
Krapkowice County (Polish: powiat krapkowicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-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 Krapkowice, which lies 23 kilometres (14 mi) south of the regional capital Opole. The county also contains the towns of Zdzieszowice, lying 13 km (8 mi) south-east of Krapkowice, and Gogolin, 5 km (3 mi) north-east of Krapkowice.
The county covers an area of 442.35 square kilometres (170.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 67,926, out of which the population of Krapkowice is 18,112, that of Zdzieszowice is 13,329, that of Gogolin is 6,077, and the rural population is 30,408.
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.