Łosice County

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Łosice County
Powiat łosicki
County
Coat of arms of Łosice County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Łosice): 52°13′N 22°43′E / 52.217°N 22.717°E / 52.217; 22.717Coordinates: 52°13′N 22°43′E / 52.217°N 22.717°E / 52.217; 22.717
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Łosice
Gminas
Area
 • Total 771.77 km2 (297.98 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 31,628
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban 7,085
 • Rural 24,543
Car plates WLS
Website http://www.losice.pl

Łosice County (Polish: powiat łosicki) 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 Łosice, which lies 118 kilometres (73 mi) east of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 771.77 square kilometres (298.0 sq mi). As of 2016, its total population is 31,628, out of which the population of Łosice is 7,085 and the rural population is 24,543.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Łosice County is bordered by Siemiatycze County to the north, Biała Podlaska County to the south-east and Siedlce County to the 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
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Łosice urban-rural 121.2 11,258 Łosice
Gmina Sarnaki rural 197.3 5,250 Sarnaki
Gmina Platerów rural 129.0 5,163 Platerów
Gmina Stara Kornica rural 119.3 4,917 Stara Kornica
Gmina Olszanka rural 87.3 3,205 Olszanka
Gmina Huszlew rural 117.6 2,976 Huszlew

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