Opole Voivodeship

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Opole Voivodeship
Województwo opolskie
Flag of Opole Voivodeship
Coat of arms of Opole Voivodeship
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Division into counties
Division into counties
Country Poland
CapitalOpole
Counties
Area
 • Total9,411 km2 (3,634 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total991,161
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Car platesO
Websitehttp://www.opolskie.pl/
  • further divided into 71 gminas

Opole Voivodeship is one of the 16 Voivodeships of Poland. It can be found in the southern Poland. It is mostly in the historical land Upper Silesia. The capital of the Voivodeship is Opole.

It was created on 1 January 1999.

Administrative division[change | change source]

Opole Voivodeship is divided into 12 counties (powiats): 1 city county and 11 land counties. These are further divided into 71 gminas.

English and
Polish names
Area
(km²)
Population
(2020)
Seat Other towns Total
gminas
City counties
Opole 148,88 128 012 1
Land counties
Nysa County
powiat nyski
1223,88 135 524 Nysa Głuchołazy, Korfantów, Otmuchów, Paczków 9
Opole County
powiat opolski
1534,30 123 813 Opole* Niemodlin, Ozimek, Prószków, Tułowice 13
Kędzierzyn-Koźle County
powiat kędzierzyńsko-kozielski
625,13 93 544 Kędzierzyn-Koźle 6
Brzeg County
powiat brzeski
875,96 89 632 Brzeg Grodków, Lewin Brzeski 6
Strzelce County
powiat strzelecki
744,27 74 171 Strzelce Opolskie Kolonowskie, Leśnica, Ujazd, Zawadzkie 7
Kluczbork County
powiat kluczborski
851,91 65 266 Kluczbork Byczyna, Wołczyn 4
Olesno County
powiat oleski
973,38 64 167 Olesno Dobrodzień, Gorzów Śląski, Praszka 7
Krapkowice County
powiat krapkowicki
441,80 63 580 Krapkowice Gogolin, Zdzieszowice 5
Prudnik County
powiat prudnicki
571,55 55 091 Prudnik Biała Prudnicka, Głogówek 4
Głubczyce County
powiat głubczycki
672,63 45 291 Głubczyce Baborów, Kietrz 4
Namysłów County
powiat namysłowski
748,18 42 680 Namysłów 5
* seat not part of the county

Protected areas[change | change source]

Protected areas in Opole Voivodeship include three Landscape Parks. These are listed below.

Gallery[change | change source]