Powiat Krapkowicki

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Powiat Krapkowicki
Location of the Powiat Krapkowicki in the Opole Voivodeship
Basic data
State : Poland
Voivodeship : Opole
County town : Krapkowice
Area : 442.35 km 2
Residents : 63,857 (June 30, 2019)
Population density : 144 inhabitants / km 2
Telephone code : (+48) 77
License plate : OKR
Circle structure
Urban and rural communities : 3
Rural communities : 2
Starostei (as of 2012)
Starost : Maciej Sonik
Address: ul. Kilińskiego 1
47-303 Krapkowice
Website : www.powiatkrapkowicki.pl

The powiat Krapkowicki is a powiat ( district ) in the Polish Opole Voivodeship with the district town of Krapkowice (Krappitz) . The powiat has an area of ​​442.35 km², on which around 67,000 people live.


The powiat is centrally located in the Opole Voivodeship and is part of the historical region of Upper Silesia . Neighboring powiate are in the north Opole , in the east Strzelce Opolskie (Groß Strehlitz) , in the south Kędzierzyn-Koźle (Kandrzin-Cosel) and in the south and west Prudnik (Neustadt OS) .

cities and communes

The powiat comprises five municipalities, including three urban and rural municipalities , whose main towns of the same name have municipal rights, and two rural municipalities.

Population as of June 30, 2019

Urban-and-rural parishes

Rural communities

The municipalities of Klein Strehlitz and Walzen have been officially bilingual since 2006 by virtue of a municipal council resolution, as the German population in these municipalities is over 20%.


The district administration is headed by a starost . This is currently Maciej Sonik.

District council

The district council consists of 19 members who are elected by the population. The 2018 elections brought the following results:

  • Maciej Sonik election committee 36.5% of the vote, 9 seats
  • Election Committee German Minority 33.6% of the vote, 7 seats
  • Electoral Committee "Citizens' Union of Voters" 12.7%, 2 seats
  • Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (PiS) 9.6% of the vote, 1 seats
  • Election committee “Together for the citizens” 7.7% of the vote, no seat

Web links

Commons : Powiat Krapkowicki  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files


  1. population. Size and Structure by Territorial Division. As of June 30, 2019. Główny Urząd Statystyczny (GUS) (PDF files; 0.99 MiB), accessed December 24, 2019 .
  2. Result on the website of the election commission, accessed on August 3, 2020.