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Sochaczew County

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Sochaczew County

Powiat sochaczewski
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Sochaczew): 52°13′45″N 20°14′19″E / 52.22917°N 20.23861°E / 52.22917; 20.23861Coordinates: 52°13′45″N 20°14′19″E / 52.22917°N 20.23861°E / 52.22917; 20.23861
Country Poland
 • Total731.02 km2 (282.25 sq mi)
 • Total85,024
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Sochaczew County (Polish: powiat sochaczewski) 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 only town is Sochaczew, which lies 52 kilometres (32 mi) west of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 731.02 square kilometres (282.2 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 85,024, out of which the population of Sochaczew is 36,327, and the rural population is 48,697.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Sochaczew County is bordered by Płońsk County to the north, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County to the north-east, Warsaw West County and Grodzisk Mazowiecki County to the east, Żyrardów County to the south-east, Skierniewice County to the south, Łowicz County to the south-west, Gostynin County to the west, and Płock County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Sochaczew urban 26.1 36,327  
Gmina Teresin rural 88.0 11,511 Teresin
Gmina Sochaczew rural 91.4 10,944 Sochaczew *
Gmina Nowa Sucha rural 90.3 6,670 Nowa Sucha
Gmina Iłów rural 128.5 6,168 Iłów
Gmina Młodzieszyn rural 117.1 5,557 Młodzieszyn
Gmina Brochów rural 116.8 4,379 Brochów
Gmina Rybno rural 72.8 3,468 Rybno
* seat not part of the gmina


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

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