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|Coordinates (Zwoleń): Coordinates:|
|• Total||571.24 km2 (220.56 sq mi)|
|• Density||63/km2 (160/sq mi)|
Zwoleń County (Polish: powiat zwoleński) 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 Zwoleń, which lies 104 kilometres (65 mi) south-east of Warsaw.
The county covers an area of 571.24 square kilometres (220.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 36,222, out of which the population of Zwoleń is 7,698, and the rural population is 28,524.
The county is subdivided into five gminas (one urban-rural and four rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
Zwoleń County is one of the main areas of strawberry cultivation in Poland, which is one of the main strawberry producers in Europe. Zwoleń strawberries and konfitura truskawkowa (a type of traditional Polish strawberry jam) are officially protected traditional foods of the area, as designated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Poland.
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- "Truskawka zwoleńska". Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi - Portal Gov.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 3 July 2021.
- "Konfitura truskawkowa". Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi - Portal Gov.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 3 July 2021.
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