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Mielec County

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Mielec County

Powiat mielecki
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Mielec): 50°17′N 21°26′E / 50.283°N 21.433°E / 50.283; 21.433Coordinates: 50°17′N 21°26′E / 50.283°N 21.433°E / 50.283; 21.433
Country Poland
 • Total880.21 km2 (339.85 sq mi)
 • Total136,591
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Mielec County (Polish: powiat mielecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland. Its administrative seat and largest town is Mielec, which lies 50 kilometres (31 mi) north-west of the regional capital Rzeszów. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. The only other towns in the county are Radomyśl Wielki, lying 16 km (10 mi) south-west of Mielec, and Przecław, 11 km (7 mi) south of Mielec.

The county covers an area of 880.21 square kilometres (339.9 sq mi). As of 30 VI 2019[1] its total population was 136,591, out of which the population of Mielec was 60,366, that of Radomyśl Wielki 3,231, and the rural population 72,994 (including approximately 1775 for the population of Przecław, which became a town in 2010).

Neighbouring counties

Mielec County is bordered by Staszów County and Tarnobrzeg County to the north, Kolbuszowa County to the east, Ropczyce-Sędziszów County and Dębica County to the south, and Dąbrowa County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and seven rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Mielec urban 47.4 60,366  
Gmina Radomyśl Wielki urban-rural 159.6 14,249 Radomyśl Wielki
Gmina Mielec rural 122.1 13,352 Mielec *
Gmina Przecław urban-rural 134.3 11,993 Przecław
Gmina Tuszów Narodowy rural 89.5 8,202 Tuszów Narodowy
Gmina Wadowice Górne rural 87.2 7,701 Wadowice Górne
Gmina Czermin rural 80.3 7,051 Czermin
Gmina Borowa rural 55.5 5,563 Borowa
Gmina Padew Narodowa rural 70.6 5,379 Padew Narodowa
Gmina Gawłuszowice rural 33.8 2,735 Gawłuszowice
* seat not part of the gmina


  1. ^ "Wyniki badań bieżących - Baza Demografia - Główny Urząd Statystyczny". demografia.stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-02-03.

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