Jędrzejów County

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Jędrzejów County
Powiat jędrzejowski
County
Flag of Jędrzejów County
Flag
Coat of arms of Jędrzejów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Jędrzejów): 50°38′N 20°18′E / 50.633°N 20.300°E / 50.633; 20.300Coordinates: 50°38′N 20°18′E / 50.633°N 20.300°E / 50.633; 20.300
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Świętokrzyskie
Seat Jędrzejów
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,257.17 km2 (485.40 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 89,304
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban 27,333
 • Rural 61,971
Car plates TJE
Website http://www.jedrzejow.pl

Jędrzejów County (Polish: powiat jędrzejowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, south-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 Jędrzejów, which lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) south-west of the regional capital Kielce. The county also contains the towns of Sędziszów, lying 18 km (11 mi) west of Jędrzejów, and Małogoszcz, 21 km (13 mi) north of Jędrzejów.

The county covers an area of 1,257.17 square kilometres (485.4 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 89,304, out of which the population of Jędrzejów is 16,577, that of Sędziszów is 6,813, that of Małogoszcz is 3,943, and the rural population is 61,971.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Jędrzejów County is bordered by Kielce County to the north-east, Pińczów County to the south-east, Miechów County to the south, Zawiercie County to the west and Włoszczowa County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Jędrzejów urban-rural 227.5 29,178 Jędrzejów
Gmina Sędziszów urban-rural 145.7 13,116 Sędziszów
Gmina Małogoszcz urban-rural 145.4 11,758 Małogoszcz
Gmina Sobków rural 145.5 8,266 Sobków
Gmina Wodzisław rural 176.7 7,585 Wodzisław
Gmina Nagłowice rural 117.3 5,290 Nagłowice
Gmina Oksa rural 90.3 4,879 Oksa
Gmina Imielno rural 100.6 4,626 Imielno
Gmina Słupia rural 107.9 4,606 Słupia

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