Zwoleń County

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Zwoleń County
Powiat zwoleński
County
Flag of Zwoleń County
Flag
Coat of arms of Zwoleń County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Zwoleń): 51°21′25″N 21°35′2″E / 51.35694°N 21.58389°E / 51.35694; 21.58389Coordinates: 51°21′25″N 21°35′2″E / 51.35694°N 21.58389°E / 51.35694; 21.58389
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Zwoleń
Gminas
Area
 • Total 571.24 km2 (220.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 37,183
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Urban 8,176
 • Rural 29,007
Car plates WZW
Website http://www.zwolenpowiat.pl

Zwoleń County (Polish: powiat zwoleński) 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 Zwoleń, which lies 104 kilometres (65 mi) south-east of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 571.24 square kilometres (220.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 37,183, out of which the population of Zwoleń is 8,176 and the rural population is 29,007.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Zwoleń County is bordered by Kozienice County to the north, Puławy County to the east, Opole Lubelskie County to the south-east, Lipsko County to the south and Radom County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Zwoleń urban-rural 161.1 15,233 Zwoleń
Gmina Przyłęk rural 130.9 6,479 Przyłęk
Gmina Policzna rural 112.4 5,895 Policzna
Gmina Tczów rural 72.1 4,877 Tczów
Gmina Kazanów rural 94.8 4,699 Kazanów

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