Kraśnik County

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Kraśnik County
Powiat kraśnicki
County
Flag of Kraśnik County
Flag
Coat of arms of Kraśnik County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Kraśnik): 50°55′N 22°13′E / 50.917°N 22.217°E / 50.917; 22.217Coordinates: 50°55′N 22°13′E / 50.917°N 22.217°E / 50.917; 22.217
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
Seat Kraśnik
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,005.34 km2 (388.16 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 99,770
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
 • Urban 38,762
 • Rural 61,008
Car plates LKR
Website http://www.powiatkrasnicki.pl

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.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

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.

Administrative division[edit]

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 Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Kraśnik urban 25.3 36,072  
Gmina Annopol urban-rural 151.1 9,359 Annopol
Gmina Urzędów rural 119.1 8,905 Urzędów
Gmina Gościeradów rural 158.6 7,367 Gościeradów
Gmina Kraśnik rural 105.4 6,994 Kraśnik *
Gmina Trzydnik Duży rural 104.7 6,947 Trzydnik Duży
Gmina Zakrzówek rural 99.1 6,935 Zakrzówek
Gmina Szastarka rural 73.5 6,236 Szastarka
Gmina Wilkołaz rural 81.9 5,554 Wilkołaz
Gmina Dzierzkowice rural 86.8 5,401 Dzierzkowice
* seat not part of the gmina

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