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Końskie County

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Końskie County

Powiat konecki
Flag
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Końskie): 51°12′N 20°25′E / 51.200°N 20.417°E / 51.200; 20.417Coordinates: 51°12′N 20°25′E / 51.200°N 20.417°E / 51.200; 20.417
Country Poland
VoivodeshipŚwiętokrzyskie
SeatKońskie
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,139.90 km2 (440.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total77,019
 • Density68/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Urban
24,815
 • Rural
52,204
Car platesTKN
Websitehttp://www.powiat.konskie.pl/

Końskie County (Polish: powiat konecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, 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 largest town is Końskie, which lies 38 kilometres (24 mi) north of the regional capital Kielce. The only other town in the county is Stąporków, lying 11 km (7 mi) south-east of Końskie.

The county covers an area of 1,139.90 square kilometres (440.1 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 77,019, out of which the population of Końskie is 19,176, that of Stąporków is 5,639, and the rural population is 52,204.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Końskie County is bordered by Opoczno County to the north, Przysucha County to the north-east, Szydłowiec County and Skarżysko County to the east, Kielce County to the south, Włoszczowa County to the south-west, and Radomsko County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Końskie urban-rural 249.9 35,217 Końskie
Gmina Stąporków urban-rural 231.4 16,793 Stąporków
Gmina Radoszyce rural 146.7 5,766 Radoszyce
Gmina Gowarczów rural 102.0 4,610 Gowarczów
Gmina Fałków rural 132.1 4,428 Fałków
Gmina Smyków rural 62.1 3,794 Smyków
Gmina Słupia Konecka rural 105.7 3,328 Słupia
Gmina Ruda Maleniecka rural 110.0 3,083 Ruda Maleniecka

References

  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.


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