Ciechanów County

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Ciechanów County
Powiat ciechanowski
County
Flag of Ciechanów County
Flag
Coat of arms of Ciechanów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Ciechanów): 52°52′N 20°38′E / 52.867°N 20.633°E / 52.867; 20.633Coordinates: 52°52′N 20°38′E / 52.867°N 20.633°E / 52.867; 20.633
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Ciechanów
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,062.62 km2 (410.28 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 91,050
 • Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban 48,954
 • Rural 42,096
Car plates WCI
Website http://www.ciechanow.powiat.pl/

Ciechanów County (Polish: powiat ciechanowski) 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 largest town is Ciechanów, which lies 77 kilometres (48 mi) north of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Glinojeck, lying 25 km (16 mi) west of Ciechanów.

The county covers an area of 1,062.62 square kilometres (410.3 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 91,050, out of which the population of Ciechanów is 45,902, that of Glinojeck is 3,052, and the rural population is 42,096.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Ciechanów County is bordered by Mława County to the north, Przasnysz County to the north-east, Maków County and Pułtusk County to the east, and Płońsk County to the south.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Ciechanów urban 32.5 45,902  
Gmina Sońsk rural 155.0 8,047 Sońsk
Gmina Glinojeck urban-rural 153.5 7,937 Glinojeck
Gmina Opinogóra Górna rural 139.8 5,980 Opinogóra Górna
Gmina Ciechanów rural 140.2 5,938 Ciechanów *
Gmina Regimin rural 111.3 4,955 Regimin
Gmina Ojrzeń rural 123.1 4,393 Ojrzeń
Gmina Gołymin-Ośrodek rural 110.6 4,006 Gołymin-Ośrodek
Gmina Grudusk rural 96.7 3,892 Grudusk
* seat not part of the gmina

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