Tomaszów Lubelski County
|Tomaszów Lubelski County
Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Tomaszów Lubelski): Coordinates:|
|• Total||1,487.1 km2 (574.2 sq mi)|
|• Density||59/km2 (150/sq mi)|
Tomaszów Lubelski County (Polish: powiat tomaszowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. 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 Tomaszów Lubelski, which lies 107 kilometres (66 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin. The only other towns in the county are Tyszowce, lying 28 km (17 mi) north-east of Tomaszów, and Łaszczów, lying 25 km (16 mi) east of Tomaszów.
The county covers an area of 1,487.1 square kilometres (574.2 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population was 88,343, out of which the population of Tomaszów Lubelski was 20,118, that of Tyszowce was 2,242, and the rural population was 65,983 (including approximately 2,300 for the population of Łaszczów, which became a town in 2010).
Tomaszów Lubelski County is bordered by Lubaczów County to the south-west, Biłgoraj County to the west, Zamość County to the north and Hrubieszów County to the north-east. It also borders Ukraine to the south-east.
The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and 10 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Tomaszów Lubelski||rural||170.8||10,886||Tomaszów Lubelski *|
|Gmina Lubycza Królewska||rural||208.9||7,115||Lubycza Królewska|
|* seat not part of the gmina|
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