Hrubieszów County

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Hrubieszów County
Powiat hrubieszowski
County
Coat of arms of Hrubieszów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Hrubieszów): 50°49′N 23°53′E / 50.817°N 23.883°E / 50.817; 23.883Coordinates: 50°49′N 23°53′E / 50.817°N 23.883°E / 50.817; 23.883
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
Seat Hrubieszów
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,269.45 km2 (490.14 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 68,822
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban 18,617
 • Rural 50,205
Car plates LHR
Website http://www.hrubieszow.pl/starostwo

Hrubieszów County (Polish: powiat hrubieszowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. 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 Hrubieszów, which lies 104 kilometres (65 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin.

The county covers an area of 1,269.45 square kilometres (490.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 68,822, out of which the population of Hrubieszów is 18,617 and the rural population is 50,205.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Hrubieszów County is bordered by Tomaszów Lubelski County to the south-west, Zamość County to the west and Chełm County to the north-west. It also borders Ukraine to the east.

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
Hrubieszów urban 33.0 18,617  
Gmina Hrubieszów rural 259.2 10,875 Hrubieszów *
Gmina Werbkowice rural 188.3 10,111 Werbkowice
Gmina Mircze rural 233.8 7,780 Mircze
Gmina Dołhobyczów rural 214.2 6,100 Dołhobyczów
Gmina Horodło rural 130.3 5,689 Horodło
Gmina Uchanie rural 120.8 5,009 Uchanie
Gmina Trzeszczany rural 90.2 4,641 Trzeszczany
* seat not part of the gmina

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