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Mińsk County

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Mińsk County

Powiat miński
Flag
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Mińsk Mazowiecki): 52°11′N 21°34′E / 52.183°N 21.567°E / 52.183; 21.567Coordinates: 52°11′N 21°34′E / 52.183°N 21.567°E / 52.183; 21.567
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatMińsk Mazowiecki
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,164.35 km2 (449.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total150,480
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
 • Urban
67,240
 • Rural
82,638
Car platesWM
Websitehttp://www.powiatminski.pl

Mińsk County (Polish: powiat miński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. It was (re)created on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Mińsk Mazowiecki, which lies 39 kilometres (24 mi) east of Warsaw. The county contains three other towns: Sulejówek, 21 km (13 mi) west of Mińsk Mazowiecki, Halinów, 16 km (10 mi) west of Mińsk Mazowiecki, and Kałuszyn, 17 km (11 mi) east of Mińsk Mazowiecki.

The county covers an area of 1,164.35 square kilometres (449.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 150,480, out of which the population of Mińsk Mazowiecki is 40,836, that of Sulejówek is 19,766, that of Halinów is 3,739, that of Kałuszyn is 2,899, and the rural population is 82,638.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Mińsk County is bordered by Węgrów County to the north-east, Siedlce County to the east, Garwolin County to the south, Otwock County and the city of Warsaw to the west, and Wołomin County to the north-west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (two urban, two urban-rural and nine rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Mińsk Mazowiecki urban 13.1 40,836  
Sulejówek urban 19.5 19,766  
Gmina Halinów urban-rural 63.1 16,254 Halinów
Gmina Mińsk Mazowiecki rural 112.3 15,364 Mińsk Mazowiecki *
Gmina Dębe Wielkie rural 77.9 10,436 Dębe Wielkie
Gmina Siennica rural 111.0 7,499 Siennica
Gmina Stanisławów rural 106.0 6,777 Stanisławów
Gmina Cegłów rural 95.7 6,118 Cegłów
Gmina Dobre rural 124.9 5,974 Dobre
Gmina Kałuszyn urban-rural 94.5 5,846 Kałuszyn
Gmina Latowicz rural 114.2 5,403 Latowicz
Gmina Mrozy rural 145.2 5,123 Mrozy
Gmina Jakubów rural 87.2 5,084 Jakubów
* seat not part of the gmina

References

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


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