Strzelce County

The Strzelecki powiat ( county United Strehlitz ) is a powiat ( county ) in the Polish province of Opole. The county has 81,200 inhabitants and an area of 744 km ².

  • 4.1 partnerships
  • 4.2 Coat of Arms
  • 4.3 flag
  • 5.1 External links
  • 5.2 footnotes


The district includes seven municipalities, including five urban and rural communities and two rural communities.

Urban and rural communities

  • Colonnowska / Kolonowskie
  • Leschnitz / Leśnica
  • Strzelce ( United Strehlitz )
  • Ujest / Ujazd
  • Zawadzkie ( Zawadzki )

Rural communities

The places Colonnowska, Leschnitz, Strzelce, Ujest and Zawadzkie have a city charter.

The communities Colonnowska, sky wit, Leschnitz, office and village Ujest are officially bilingual since 2006, as the German population makes up in these communities over 20%.


See also: County United Strehlitz

1975 were dissolved in Poland and all counties instead of the county administration was transferred to the municipalities.

On 1 January 1999, the powiat Strzelecki was after the administrative reform restored with two rural communities as well as five urban and rural communities. County seat of the county was Strzelce.


21 % of the population ( 17,155 people) of the district gave at the 2002 census to the German nationality.

In the census of 2011 a number of 22,317 persons ( 29.0 %) was calculated with German nationality. Thus, the powiat Strzelecki has the highest number of German population at the county level in Poland. 22,317 people ( 29.0 %) with Silesian nationality were counted. 2011, multiple answers were possible.



The powiat Strzelecki maintains a partnership with the district of Soest, in North Rhine -Westphalia.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms shows in the left column ( heraldic right) half a golden Upper Silesian eagle on a blue ground and in the right column ( heraldic left) a branch with three hops hops and two leaves.


The flag is blue, gold and green of three vertical stripes in the colors. In the upper half of the golden strip, there are seven blue stars arranged as circle. The seven stars represent the seven churches of the district.