Brzeziny County

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Brzeziny County
Powiat brzeziński
County
Flag of Brzeziny County
Flag
Coat of arms of Brzeziny County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Brzeziny): 51°48′N 19°45′E / 51.800°N 19.750°E / 51.800; 19.750Coordinates: 51°48′N 19°45′E / 51.800°N 19.750°E / 51.800; 19.750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
Seat Brzeziny
Gminas
Area
 • Total 358.51 km2 (138.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 30,600
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban 12,373
 • Rural 18,227
Car plates EBR
Website http://www.powiat-brzeziny.wici.pl

Brzeziny County (Polish: powiat brzeziński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Łódź Voivodeship, central Poland. It was created in 2002 out of the north-eastern part of Łódź East County. Its administrative seat and only town is Brzeziny, which lies 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the regional capital Łódź.

The county covers an area of 358.51 square kilometres (138.4 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 30,600, out of which the population of Brzeziny is 12,373 and the rural population is 18,227.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Brzeziny County is bordered by Łowicz County to the north, Skierniewice County to the east, Tomaszów Mazowiecki County to the south-east, Łódź East County to the south and west, and Zgierz County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Brzeziny urban 29.6 12,373  
Gmina Brzeziny rural 106.4 5,276 Brzeziny *
Gmina Dmosin rural 100.5 4,671 Dmosin
Gmina Rogów rural 66.2 4,647 Rogów
Gmina Jeżów rural 63.8 3,633 Jeżów
* seat not part of the gmina

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