Białobrzegi County

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Białobrzegi County

Powiat białobrzeski
Flag of Białobrzegi County
Coat of arms of Białobrzegi County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Białobrzegi): 51°39′N 20°57′E / 51.650°N 20.950°E / 51.650; 20.950Coordinates: 51°39′N 20°57′E / 51.650°N 20.950°E / 51.650; 20.950
Country Poland
 • Total639.28 km2 (246.83 sq mi)
 • Total33,545
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesWBR

Białobrzegi County (Polish: powiat białobrzeski) 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 Białobrzegi, which lies 63 kilometres (39 mi) south of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Wyśmierzyce, lying 10 km (6 mi) west of Białobrzegi.

The county covers an area of 639.28 square kilometres (246.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 33,545, out of which the population of Białobrzegi is 7,320, that of Wyśmierzyce is 889, and the rural population is 25,336.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Białobrzegi County is bordered by Grójec County to the north, Kozienice County to the east, Radom County to the south and Przysucha County to the south-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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.

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Białobrzegi urban-rural 78.9 10,278 Białobrzegi
Gmina Stromiec rural 156.5 5,618 Stromiec
Gmina Promna rural 120.7 5,612 Promna
Gmina Stara Błotnica rural 96.2 5,252 Stara Błotnica
Gmina Radzanów rural 82.6 3,888 Radzanów
Gmina Wyśmierzyce urban-rural 104.3 2,897 Wyśmierzyce