Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Kraśnik): Coordinates:|
|• Total||1,005.34 km2 (388.16 sq mi)|
|• Density||99/km2 (260/sq mi)|
Kraśnik County (Polish: powiat kraśnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern 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 Kraśnik, which lies 45 kilometres (28 mi) south-west of the regional capital Lublin. The only other town in the county is Annopol, lying 25 km (16 mi) west of Kraśnik.
The county covers an area of 1,005.34 square kilometres (388.2 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 99,770, out of which the population of Kraśnik is 36,072, that of Annopol is 2,690, and the rural population is 61,008.
Kraśnik County is bordered by Lublin County to the north-east, Janów Lubelski County and Stalowa Wola County to the south, Sandomierz County to the south-west, Opatów County to the west, and Opole Lubelskie County to the north-west.
The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Kraśnik||rural||105.4||6,994||Kraśnik *|
|Gmina Trzydnik Duży||rural||104.7||6,947||Trzydnik Duży|
|* seat not part of the gmina|