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Żuromin County

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Żuromin County

Powiat żuromiński
Flag
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Żuromin): 53°4′N 19°54′E / 53.067°N 19.900°E / 53.067; 19.900Coordinates: 53°4′N 19°54′E / 53.067°N 19.900°E / 53.067; 19.900
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatŻuromin
Gminas
Area
 • Total805.01 km2 (310.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total38,688
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Urban
12,397
 • Rural
26,291
Car platesWZU
Websitehttp://www.zuromin-powiat.pl

Żuromin County (Polish: powiat żuromiński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-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 Żuromin, which lies 121 kilometres (75 mi) north-west of Warsaw. Other towns in the county are Bieżuń, lying 13 km (8 mi) south of Żuromin and Lubowidz, lying 9 km (6 mi) north-west of Żuromin.

The county covers an area of 805.01 square kilometres (310.8 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 38,688, out of which the population of Żuromin is 8,867, that of Bieżuń is 1,846, that of Lubowidz is 1,684, and the rural population is 26,291.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Żuromin County is bordered by Działdowo County to the north-east, Mława County to the east, Płońsk County to the south-east, Sierpc County to the south-west, and Rypin County and Brodnica County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2016)
Seat
Gmina Żuromin urban-rural 132.4 14,395 Żuromin
Gmina Lubowidz urban-rural 190.8 6,866 Lubowidz
Gmina Bieżuń urban-rural 122.0 4,977 Bieżuń
Gmina Kuczbork-Osada rural 121.6 4,724 Kuczbork-Osada
Gmina Lutocin rural 126.0 4,256 Lutocin
Gmina Siemiątkowo rural 112.1 3,470 Siemiątkowo

References

  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.
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