Radzyń Podlaski County

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Radzyń Podlaski County
Powiat radzyński
County
Flag of Radzyń Podlaski County
Flag
Coat of arms of Radzyń Podlaski County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Radzyń Podlaski): 51°46′58″N 22°37′27″E / 51.78278°N 22.62417°E / 51.78278; 22.62417Coordinates: 51°46′58″N 22°37′27″E / 51.78278°N 22.62417°E / 51.78278; 22.62417
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
Seat Radzyń Podlaski
Gminas
Area
 • Total 965.21 km2 (372.67 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 61,445
 • Density 64/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban 16,133
 • Rural 45,312
Car plates LRA
Website http://www.powiatradzynski.pl/

Radzyń Podlaski County (Polish: powiat radzyński) 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 Radzyń Podlaski, which lies 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of the regional capital Lublin.

The county covers an area of 965.21 square kilometres (372.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 61,445, out of which the population of Radzyń Podlaski is 16,133 and the rural population is 45,312.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Radzyń Podlaski County is bordered by Biała Podlaska County to the north-east, Parczew County to the south-east, Lubartów County to the south and Łuków County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Radzyń Podlaski urban 19.3 16,133  
Gmina Kąkolewnica rural 147.7 8,459 Kąkolewnica
Gmina Radzyń Podlaski rural 155.2 8,028 Radzyń Podlaski *
Gmina Wohyń rural 178.2 7,221 Wohyń
Gmina Borki rural 111.8 6,166 Borki
Gmina Ulan-Majorat rural 107.8 6,062 Ulan-Majorat
Gmina Komarówka Podlaska rural 137.6 4,728 Komarówka Podlaska
Gmina Czemierniki rural 107.7 4,648 Czemierniki
* seat not part of the gmina

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