Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Parczew): Coordinates:|
|• Total||952.62 km2 (367.81 sq mi)|
|• Density||38/km2 (99/sq mi)|
Parczew County (Polish: powiat parczewski) 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 only town is Parczew, which lies 48 kilometres (30 mi) north-east of the regional capital Lublin.
The county covers an area of 952.62 square kilometres (367.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 36,512, out of which the population of Parczew is 10,281 and the rural population is 26,231.
Parczew County is bordered by Biała Podlaska County to the north, Włodawa County to the east, Łęczna County to the south, Lubartów County to the south-west and Radzyń Podlaski County to the north-west.
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 Dębowa Kłoda||rural||188.3||3,991||Dębowa Kłoda|