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Grodzisk Wielkopolski County

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Country  Poland
Car plates  PGO
Area  643.7 km²
Capital  Grodzisk Wielkopolski
Seat  Grodzisk Wielkopolski
Website  http://www.pgw.pl/
Population  49,444 (2006)
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Gminas  Total 5 Gmina Granowo Gmina Grodzisk Wielkopolski Gmina Kamieniec Gmina Rakoniewice Gmina Wielichowo
Voivodeship  Greater Poland Voivodeship
Team  Dyskobolia Grodzisk Wielkopolski
Points of interest  Wielkopolskie Muzeum Pożarnict, Muzeum Ziemi Grodziskiej, Park miejski, Grodziska Kolej Drezynowa

Grodzisk Wielkopolski County (Polish: powiat grodziski) 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 largest town is Grodzisk Wielkopolski, which lies 42 kilometres (26 mi) south-west of the regional capital Poznań. The county also contains the towns of Rakoniewice, lying 13 km (8 mi) south-west of Grodzisk Wielkopolski, and Wielichowo, 13 km (8 mi) south of Grodzisk Wielkopolski.

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Map of Grodzisk Wielkopolski County, Poland

The county covers an area of 643.72 square kilometres (248.5 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 49,444, out of which the population of Grodzisk Wielkopolski is 13,703, that of Rakoniewice is 3,253, that of Wielichowo is 1,765, and the rural population is 30,723.

Neighbouring counties

Grodzisk Wielkopolski County is bordered by Poznań County to the east, Kościan County to the south-east, Wolsztyn County to the south-west and Nowy Tomyśl 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.

References

Grodzisk Wielkopolski County Wikipedia


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