Gostynin County

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Gostynin County
Powiat gostyniński
County
Flag of Gostynin County
Flag
Coat of arms of Gostynin County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Gostynin): 52°25′N 19°28′E / 52.417°N 19.467°E / 52.417; 19.467Coordinates: 52°25′N 19°28′E / 52.417°N 19.467°E / 52.417; 19.467
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Gostynin
Gminas
Area
 • Total 615.56 km2 (237.67 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 47,034
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban 19,119
 • Rural 27,915
Car plates WGS
Website http://gostynin.powiat.pl/

Gostynin County (Polish: powiat gostyniński) 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 Gostynin, which lies 107 kilometres (66 mi) west of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 615.56 square kilometres (237.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 47,034, out of which the population of Gostynin is 19,119 and the rural population is 27,915.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Gostynin County is bordered by Płock County to the north-east, Sochaczew County to the east, Łowicz County to the south-east, Kutno County to the south and Włocławek County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gostynin urban 32.3 19,119  
Gmina Gostynin rural 270.7 12,245 Gostynin *
Gmina Sanniki rural 94.6 6,542 Sanniki
Gmina Szczawin Kościelny rural 127.1 5,181 Szczawin Kościelny
Gmina Pacyna rural 90.9 3,947 Pacyna
* seat not part of the gmina

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