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Kępno County

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Kępno County

Kępno City
Powiat kępiński
Coat of arms of Kępno City
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Kępno):
City  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
Seat Kępno
 • Total 608.39 km2 (234.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 55,335
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban 14,710
 • Rural 40,625
Car plates PKE

Kępno County (Polish: powiat kępiński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Greater Poland Voivodeship, west-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 only town is Kępno, which lies 144 kilometres (89 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.

The county covers an area of 608.39 square kilometres (234.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 55,335, out of which the population of Kępno is 14,710 and the rural population is 40,625.

Neighbouring counties

Kępno County is bordered by Ostrzeszów County to the north, Wieruszów County to the east, Kluczbork County to the south, Namysłów County to the south-west and Oleśnica County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Kępno urban-rural 124.0 24,308 Kępno
Gmina Baranów rural 74.3 7,495 Baranów
Gmina Bralin rural 85.2 5,644 Bralin
Gmina Łęka Opatowska rural 77.5 5,219 Łęka Opatowska
Gmina Trzcinica rural 75.1 4,703 Trzcinica
Gmina Rychtal rural 96.8 4,041 Rychtal
Gmina Perzów rural 75.5 3,925 Perzów


  • Polish official population figures 2006

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