Łęczyca County

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Łęczyca County
Powiat łęczycki
County
Coat of arms of Łęczyca County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Łęczyca): 52°3′N 19°12′E / 52.050°N 19.200°E / 52.050; 19.200Coordinates: 52°3′N 19°12′E / 52.050°N 19.200°E / 52.050; 19.200
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
Seat Łęczyca
Gminas
Area
 • Total 774 km2 (299 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 53,435
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban 15,423
 • Rural 38,012
Car plates ELE
Website http://www.leczyca.pl

Łęczyca County (Polish: powiat łęczycki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Łódź Voivodeship, 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 Łęczyca, which lies 35 kilometres (22 mi) north-west of the regional capital Łódź.

The county covers an area of 774 square kilometres (298.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 53,435, out of which the population of Łęczyca is 15,423 and the rural population is 38,012.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Łęczyca County is bordered by Kutno County to the north, Łowicz County to the east, Zgierz County to the south-east, Poddębice County to the south-west and Koło County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Łęczyca urban 9.0 15,423  
Gmina Łęczyca rural 150.8 8,549 Łęczyca *
Gmina Piątek rural 133.2 6,574 Piątek
Gmina Grabów rural 154.8 6,480 Grabów
Gmina Góra Świętej Małgorzaty rural 90.4 4,578 Góra Świętej Małgorzaty
Gmina Daszyna rural 81.0 4,207 Daszyna
Gmina Świnice Warckie rural 94.0 4,114 Świnice Warckie
Gmina Witonia rural 60.5 3,510 Witonia
* seat not part of the gmina

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