Namysłów County

Namysłów County
Powiat namysłowski


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Namysłów): 51°4′22″N 17°42′25″E / 51.07278°N 17.70694°E / 51.07278; 17.70694Coordinates: 51°4′22″N 17°42′25″E / 51.07278°N 17.70694°E / 51.07278; 17.70694
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
Seat Namysłów
  Total 747.67 km2 (288.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 43,957
  Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
  Urban 16,557
  Rural 27,400
Car plates ONA

Namysłów County (Polish: powiat namysłowski) 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 only town is Namysłów, which lies 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of the regional capital Opole.

The county covers an area of 747.67 square kilometres (288.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 43,957, out of which the population of Namysłów is 16,557 and the rural population is 27,400.

Neighbouring counties

Namysłów County is bordered by Kępno County to the north-east, Kluczbork County to the east, Opole County to the south, Brzeg County to the south-west, and Oława County and Oleśnica 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 Namysłów urban-rural 290.0 26,268 Namysłów
Gmina Pokój rural 133.0 5,573 Pokój
Gmina Wilków rural 100.6 4,678 Wilków
Gmina Domaszowice rural 113.9 3,772 Domaszowice
Gmina Świerczów rural 110.3 3,666 Świerczów


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