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Siedlce County

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Siedlce County
Powiat siedlecki
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Siedlce): 52°9′54″N 22°16′17″E / 52.16500°N 22.27139°E / 52.16500; 22.27139Coordinates: 52°9′54″N 22°16′17″E / 52.16500°N 22.27139°E / 52.16500; 22.27139
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatSiedlce
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,603.22 km2 (619.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total81,265
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,788
 • Rural
79,477
Car platesWSI
Websitehttp://www.powiatsiedlecki.pl/

Siedlce County (Polish: powiat siedlecki) 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 is the city of Siedlce, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only town in Siedlce County is Mordy, which lies 18 km (11 mi) east of Siedlce.

The county covers an area of 1,603.22 square kilometres (619.0 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 81,265, out of which the population of Mordy is 1,788 and the rural population is 79,477.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Siedlce, Siedlce County is also bordered by Węgrów County and Sokołów County to the north, Siemiatycze County to the north-east, Łosice County and Biała Podlaska County to the east, Łuków County to the south, Garwolin County to the south-west, and Mińsk County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban-rural and 12 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Siedlce rural 141.5 18,261 Siedlce *
Gmina Zbuczyn rural 210.8 10,052 Zbuczyn
Gmina Kotuń rural 149.9 8,510 Kotuń
Gmina Skórzec rural 118.9 7,836 Skórzec
Gmina Mordy urban-rural 170.2 5,814 Mordy
Gmina Wiśniew rural 125.9 5,755 Wiśniew
Gmina Mokobody rural 119.2 5,004 Mokobody
Gmina Wodynie rural 115.7 4,761 Wodynie
Gmina Suchożebry rural 100.7 4,690 Suchożebry
Gmina Przesmyki rural 117.1 3,163 Przesmyki
Gmina Domanice rural 46.9 2,621 Domanice
Gmina Korczew rural 105.1 2,594 Korczew
Gmina Paprotnia rural 81.4 2,565 Paprotnia
* seat not part of the gmina

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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