Lubin County

Lubin County
Powiat lubiński


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
Seat Lubin
  Total 711.99 km2 (274.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 105,582
  Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
  Urban 82,529
  Rural 23,053
Car plates DLU

Lubin County (Polish: powiat lubiński) 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 712 square kilometres (274.9 sq mi). Its administrative seat and largest town is Lubin, and its only other town is Ścinawa.

As at 2006 the total population of the county is 105,582, out of which the population of Lubin is 76,595, the population of Ścinawa is 5,934, and the rural population is 23,053.

Neighbouring counties

Lubin County is bordered by Głogów County to the north, Góra County to the north-east, Wołów County to the east, Legnica County to the south and Polkowice County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Lubin urban 40.8 76,595  
Gmina Lubin rural 290.2 11,265 Lubin *
Gmina Ścinawa urban-rural 164.6 10,571 Ścinawa
Gmina Rudna rural 216.6 7,151 Rudna
* seat not part of the gmina


Coordinates: 51°24′N 16°12′E / 51.400°N 16.200°E / 51.400; 16.200

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