Przysucha County

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Przysucha County
Powiat przysuski
County
Coat of arms of Przysucha County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Przysucha): 51°22′N 20°37′E / 51.367°N 20.617°E / 51.367; 20.617Coordinates: 51°22′N 20°37′E / 51.367°N 20.617°E / 51.367; 20.617
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Przysucha
Gminas
Area
 • Total 800.68 km2 (309.14 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 43,822
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban 6,245
 • Rural 37,577
Car plates WPY
Website http://www.przysucha.pl

Przysucha County (Polish: powiat przysuski) 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 Przysucha, which lies 98 kilometres (61 mi) south of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 800.68 square kilometres (309.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 43,822, out of which the population of Przysucha is 6,245 and the rural population is 37,577.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Przysucha County is bordered by Grójec County to the north, Białobrzegi County to the north-east, Radom County to the east, Szydłowiec County to the south-east, Końskie County to the south-west, and Opoczno County and Tomaszów Mazowiecki County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into eight gminas (one urban-rural and seven rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Przysucha urban-rural 181.3 12,436 Przysucha
Gmina Wieniawa rural 104.0 5,523 Wieniawa
Gmina Gielniów rural 79.2 4,824 Gielniów
Gmina Borkowice rural 86.1 4,634 Borkowice
Gmina Rusinów rural 82.9 4,462 Rusinów
Gmina Potworów rural 81.9 4,288 Potworów
Gmina Odrzywół rural 94.8 4,185 Odrzywół
Gmina Klwów rural 90.5 3,470 Klwów

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