Brzozów County

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Brzozów County
Powiat brzozowski
Flag of Brzozów County
Coat of arms of Brzozów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Brzozów): 49°41′43″N 22°1′10″E / 49.69528°N 22.01944°E / 49.69528; 22.01944Coordinates: 49°41′43″N 22°1′10″E / 49.69528°N 22.01944°E / 49.69528; 22.01944
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
Seat Brzozów
 • Total 540.39 km2 (208.65 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 65,254
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Urban 7,699
 • Rural 57,555
Car plates RBR

Brzozów County (Polish: powiat brzozowski) 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 Brzozów, which lies 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of the regional capital Rzeszów.

The county covers an area of 540.39 square kilometres (208.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 65,254, out of which the population of Brzozów is 7,699 and the rural population is 57,555.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Brzozów County is bordered by Rzeszów County to the north, Przemyśl County to the east, Sanok County to the south-east, Krosno County to the west and Strzyżów 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 Brzozów urban-rural 103.2 26,044 Brzozów
Gmina Haczów rural 71.3 9,057 Haczów
Gmina Nozdrzec rural 121.6 8,492 Nozdrzec
Gmina Dydnia rural 130.0 8,222 Dydnia
Gmina Jasienica Rosielna rural 57.6 7,380 Jasienica Rosielna
Gmina Domaradz rural 56.7 6,059 Domaradz