Grodzisk Mazowiecki County

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Grodzisk Mazowiecki County
Powiat grodziski
County
Coat of arms of Grodzisk Mazowiecki County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Grodzisk Mazowiecki): 52°6′32″N 20°37′30″E / 52.10889°N 20.62500°E / 52.10889; 20.62500Coordinates: 52°6′32″N 20°37′30″E / 52.10889°N 20.62500°E / 52.10889; 20.62500
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Grodzisk Mazowiecki
Gminas
Area
 • Total 366.87 km2 (141.65 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 78,208
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
 • Urban 46,539
 • Rural 31,669
Car plates WGM
Website http://www.powiat-grodziski.pl
Not to be confused with Grodzisk Wielkopolski County, which has the same name in Polish.

Grodzisk Mazowiecki County (Polish: powiat grodziski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. It came into being on 1 January 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Grodzisk Mazowiecki, which lies 29 kilometres (18 mi) south-west of Warsaw. The county also contains the towns of Milanówek, lying 2 km (1 mi) north-east of Grodzisk Mazowiecki, and Podkowa Leśna, 8 km (5 mi) east of Grodzisk Mazowiecki.

The county covers an area of 366.87 square kilometres (141.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 78,208, out of which the population of Grodzisk Mazowiecki is 27,055, that of Milanówek is 15,660, that of Podkowa Leśna is 3,824, and the rural population is 31,669.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Grodzisk Mazowiecki County is bordered by Warsaw West County to the north-east, Pruszków County and Piaseczno County to the east, Grójec County to the south, and Żyrardów County and Sochaczew County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Grodzisk Mazowiecki urban-rural 107.0 37,432 Grodzisk Mazowiecki
Milanówek urban 13.5 15,660  
Gmina Jaktorów rural 55.2 10,090 Jaktorów
Gmina Żabia Wola rural 105.6 6,347 Żabia Wola
Gmina Baranów rural 75.4 4,855 Baranów
Podkowa Leśna urban 10.1 3,824  

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