Strzelce-Drezdenko County

Strzelce-Drezdenko County
Powiat strzelecko-drezdenecki


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Strzelce Krajeńskie): 52°52′32″N 15°31′55″E / 52.87556°N 15.53194°E / 52.87556; 15.53194Coordinates: 52°52′32″N 15°31′55″E / 52.87556°N 15.53194°E / 52.87556; 15.53194
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
Seat Strzelce Krajeńskie
  Total 1,248.32 km2 (481.98 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 50,151
  Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
  Urban 23,662
  Rural 26,489
Car plates FSD
Not to be confused with Strzelce County.

Strzelce-Drezdenko County (Polish: powiat strzelecko-drezdenecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lubusz Voivodeship, 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 is the town of Strzelce Krajeńskie, which lies 25 km (16 mi) north-east of Gorzów Wielkopolski and 104 km (65 mi) north of Zielona Góra. The county also contains the towns of Drezdenko, lying 21 km (13 mi) east of Strzelce Krajeńskie, and Dobiegniew, 18 km (11 mi) north-east of Strzelce Krajeńskie.

The county covers an area of 1,248.32 square kilometres (482.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 50,151, out of which the population of Drezdenko is 10,332, that of Strzelce Krajeńskie is 10,143, that of Dobiegniew is 3,187, and the rural population is 26,489.

Neighbouring counties

Strzelce-Drezdenko County is bordered by Choszczno County to the north, Wałcz County to the north-east, Czarnków-Trzcianka County to the east, Międzychód County to the south-east, Międzyrzecz County to the south, Gorzów County to the south-west and Myślibórz County to the west.

Administrative division

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.

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Strzelce Krajeńskie urban-rural 318.6 17,389 Strzelce Krajeńskie
Gmina Drezdenko urban-rural 399.9 17,184 Drezdenko
Gmina Dobiegniew urban-rural 351.0 6,959 Dobiegniew
Gmina Zwierzyn rural 101.0 4,460 Zwierzyn
Gmina Stare Kurowo rural 77.9 4,159 Stare Kurowo


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