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Sierpc County

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Sierpc County

Powiat sierpecki
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Sierpc): 52°53′N 19°40′E / 52.883°N 19.667°E / 52.883; 19.667Coordinates: 52°53′N 19°40′E / 52.883°N 19.667°E / 52.883; 19.667
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatSierpc
Gminas
Area
 • Total852.89 km2 (329.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total52,077
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban
17,994
 • Rural
34,083
Car platesWSE
Websitehttp://www.powiat.sierpc.pl

Sierpc County (Polish: powiat sierpecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. It came into being on 1 January 1999 as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Sierpc, which lies 117 kilometres (73 mi) north-west of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 852.89 square kilometres (329.3 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 52,077, out of which the population of Sierpc is 17,994, and the rural population is 34,083.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Sierpc County is bordered by Żuromin County to the north-east, Płońsk County to the east, Płock County to the south, Lipno County to the west and Rypin County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Sierpc urban 18.6 17,994  
Gmina Sierpc rural 150.2 7,024 Sierpc *
Gmina Zawidz rural 186.1 6,608 Zawidz
Gmina Mochowo rural 143.6 6,037 Mochowo
Gmina Gozdowo rural 126.7 5,946 Gozdowo
Gmina Szczutowo rural 112.6 4,327 Szczutowo
Gmina Rościszewo rural 115.1 4,141 Rościszewo
* 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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