Łańcut County

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Łańcut County
Powiat łańcucki
County
Flag of Łańcut County
Flag
Coat of arms of Łańcut County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Łańcut): 50°4′N 22°14′E / 50.067°N 22.233°E / 50.067; 22.233Coordinates: 50°4′N 22°14′E / 50.067°N 22.233°E / 50.067; 22.233
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
SeatŁańcut
Gminas
Area
 • Total451.95 km2 (174.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total77,710
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
 • Urban18,067
 • Rural59,643
Car platesRLA
Websitehttp://www.powiat-lancut.com.pl

Łańcut County (Polish: powiat łańcucki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-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 Łańcut, site of the famous Łańcut Castle, lying 17 kilometres (11 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów.

The county covers an area of 451.95 square kilometres (174.5 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 77,710, out of which the population of Łańcut is 18,067 and the rural population is 59,643.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Łańcut County is bordered by Leżajsk County to the north, Przeworsk County to the east, and Rzeszów County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Łańcut rural 106.7 20,313 Łańcut *
Łańcut urban 19.4 18,067  
Gmina Czarna rural 78.1 10,779 Czarna
Gmina Białobrzegi rural 56.1 8,078 Białobrzegi
Gmina Rakszawa rural 66.4 7,170 Rakszawa
Gmina Żołynia rural 56.8 6,664 Żołynia
Gmina Markowa rural 68.5 6,639 Markowa
* seat not part of the gmina

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