Łęczna County

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Łęczna County

Powiat łęczyński
Flag of Łęczna County
Coat of arms of Łęczna County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Łęczna): 51°18′N 22°53′E / 51.300°N 22.883°E / 51.300; 22.883Coordinates: 51°18′N 22°53′E / 51.300°N 22.883°E / 51.300; 22.883
Country Poland
 • Total633.75 km2 (244.69 sq mi)
 • Total57,314
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesLLE

Łęczna County (Polish: powiat łęczyński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Łęczna, which lies 23 kilometres (14 mi) east of the regional capital Lublin.

The county covers an area of 633.75 square kilometres (244.7 sq mi). As of 2006, its total population is 57,314, out of which the population of Łęczna is 21,689 and the rural population is 35,625.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Łęczna County is bordered by Parczew County to the north, Włodawa County and Chełm County to the east, Świdnik County to the south-west, Lublin County to the west, and Lubartów County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Łęczna urban-rural 74.9 25,178 Łęczna
Gmina Milejów rural 115.7 9,256 Milejów-Osada
Gmina Cyców rural 147.9 7,516 Cyców
Gmina Spiczyn rural 83.1 5,492 Spiczyn
Gmina Ludwin rural 120.5 4,985 Ludwin
Gmina Puchaczów rural 91.7 4,887 Puchaczów

Popular Culture

The county is a featured locale in the Codemasters racing game DiRT Rally 2.0