Radomsko County

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Radomsko County
Powiat radomszczański
County
Flag of Radomsko County
Flag
Coat of arms of Radomsko County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Radomsko): 51°4′N 19°27′E / 51.067°N 19.450°E / 51.067; 19.450Coordinates: 51°4′N 19°27′E / 51.067°N 19.450°E / 51.067; 19.450
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
Seat Radomsko
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,442.78 km2 (557.06 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 118,856
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban 55,768
 • Rural 63,088
Car plates ERA
Website http://www.powiat.radomszczanski.pl

Radomsko County (Polish: powiat radomszczański) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Łódź Voivodeship, 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 largest town is Radomsko, which lies 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of the regional capital Łódź. The county also contains the towns of Przedbórz, lying 31 km (19 mi) east of Radomsko, and Kamieńsk, 16 km (10 mi) north of Radomsko.

The county covers an area of 1,442.78 square kilometres (557.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 118,856, out of which the population of Radomsko is 49,152, that of Przedbórz is 3,758, that of Kamieńsk is 2,858, and the rural population is 63,088.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Radomsko County is bordered by Bełchatów County and Piotrków County to the north, Końskie County and Włoszczowa County to the east, Częstochowa County to the south-west, and Pajęczno County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 14 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and 11 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Radomsko urban 62.0 49,152  
Gmina Przedbórz urban-rural 189.9 7,595 Przedbórz
Gmina Gidle rural 116.3 6,610 Gidle
Gmina Kamieńsk urban-rural 95.8 6,094 Kamieńsk
Gmina Gomunice rural 62.6 5,966 Gomunice
Gmina Żytno rural 197.5 5,716 Żytno
Gmina Radomsko rural 85.3 5,653 Radomsko *
Gmina Wielgomłyny rural 123.1 4,951 Wielgomłyny
Gmina Ładzice rural 82.7 4,928 Ładzice
Gmina Kodrąb rural 105.8 4,732 Kodrąb
Gmina Lgota Wielka rural 63.1 4,472 Lgota Wielka
Gmina Kobiele Wielkie rural 101.9 4,434 Kobiele Wielkie
Gmina Masłowice rural 116.2 4,369 Masłowice
Gmina Dobryszyce rural 51.1 4,184 Dobryszyce
* seat not part of the gmina

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