Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
|Coordinates (Żuromin): Coordinates:|
|• Total||805.01 km2 (310.82 sq mi)|
|• Density||50/km2 (130/sq mi)|
Żuromin County (Polish: powiat żuromiński) 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 largest town is Żuromin, which lies 121 kilometres (75 mi) north-west of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Bieżuń, lying 13 km (8 mi) south of Żuromin.
The county covers an area of 805.01 square kilometres (310.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 40,078, out of which the population of Żuromin is 8,647, that of Bieżuń is 1,874, and the rural population is 29,557.
Żuromin County is bordered by Działdowo County to the north-east, Mława County to the east, Płońsk County to the south-east, Sierpc County to the south-west, and Rypin County and Brodnica County to the west.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (two urban-rural and four rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.