Kozienice County

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Kozienice County
Powiat kozienicki
County
Flag of Kozienice County
Flag
Coat of arms of Kozienice County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Kozienice): 51°35′N 21°34′E / 51.583°N 21.567°E / 51.583; 21.567Coordinates: 51°35′N 21°34′E / 51.583°N 21.567°E / 51.583; 21.567
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Kozienice
Gminas
Area
 • Total 916.96 km2 (354.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 61,614
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Urban 18,541
 • Rural 43,073
Car plates WKZ
Website http://www.kozienicepowiat.pl

Kozienice County (Polish: powiat kozienicki) 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 only town is Kozienice, which lies 81 kilometres (50 mi) south-east of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 916.96 square kilometres (354.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 61,614, out of which the population of Kozienice is 18,541 and the rural population is 43,073.

The county includes part of the protected area called Kozienice Landscape Park.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Kozienice County is bordered by Garwolin County to the north, Ryki County to the east, Puławy County to the south-east, Zwoleń County to the south, Radom County to the south-west, and Białobrzegi County and Grójec County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into seven gminas (one 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 Kozienice urban-rural 245.6 30,270 Kozienice
Gmina Głowaczów rural 186.3 7,292 Głowaczów
Gmina Magnuszew rural 140.9 6,595 Magnuszew
Gmina Garbatka-Letnisko rural 74.0 5,338 Garbatka-Letnisko
Gmina Sieciechów rural 61.3 4,271 Sieciechów
Gmina Gniewoszów rural 84.3 4,156 Gniewoszów
Gmina Grabów nad Pilicą rural 125.0 3,692 Grabów nad Pilicą

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