Grójec County

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Grójec County
Powiat grójecki
County
Flag of Grójec County
Flag
Coat of arms of Grójec County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Grójec): 51°51′56″N 20°52′3″E / 51.86556°N 20.86750°E / 51.86556; 20.86750Coordinates: 51°51′56″N 20°52′3″E / 51.86556°N 20.86750°E / 51.86556; 20.86750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Grójec
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,268.82 km2 (489.89 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 96,489
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban 32,311
 • Rural 64,178
Car plates WGR
Website http://www.grojec.pl

Grójec County (Polish: powiat grójecki) 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 Grójec, which lies 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Warsaw. The county contains three other towns: Warka, 25 km (16 mi) east of Grójec, Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą, 34 km (21 mi) south-west of Grójec, and Mogielnica, 22 km (14 mi) south-west of Grójec.

The county covers an area of 1,268.82 square kilometres (489.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 96,489, out of which the population of Grójec is 14,990, that of Warka is 11,028, that of Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą is 3,832, that of Mogielnica is 2,461, and the rural population is 64,178.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Grójec County is bordered by Grodzisk Mazowiecki County and Piaseczno County to the north, Otwock County to the north-east, Garwolin County and Kozienice County to the east, Białobrzegi County and Przysucha County to the south, Tomaszów Mazowiecki County and Rawa County to the west, and Żyrardów County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (four urban-rural and six rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Grójec urban-rural 120.6 23,140 Grójec
Gmina Warka urban-rural 201.1 18,896 Warka
Gmina Chynów rural 137.1 9,442 Chynów
Gmina Mogielnica urban-rural 141.6 9,127 Mogielnica
Gmina Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą urban-rural 158.5 8,280 Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą
Gmina Błędów rural 135.2 7,905 Błędów
Gmina Belsk Duży rural 107.8 6,793 Belsk Duży
Gmina Jasieniec rural 107.8 5,366 Jasieniec
Gmina Pniewy rural 102.1 4,597 Pniewy
Gmina Goszczyn rural 57.0 2,943 Goszczyn

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