Jarosław County

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Jarosław County
Powiat jarosławski
Coat of arms of Jarosław County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Jarosław): 50°1′7″N 22°40′47″E / 50.01861°N 22.67972°E / 50.01861; 22.67972Coordinates: 50°1′7″N 22°40′47″E / 50.01861°N 22.67972°E / 50.01861; 22.67972
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
Seat Jarosław
 • Total 1,029.15 km2 (397.36 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 122,573
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Urban 46,152
 • Rural 76,216
Car plates RJA
Website http://starostwo.jaroslaw.pl

Jarosław County (Polish: powiat jarosławski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. 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 Jarosław, which lies 49 kilometres (30 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów. The only other towns in the county are Radymno, lying 13 km (8 mi) south-east of Jarosław, and Pruchnik (a town since 2011).

The county covers an area of 1,029.15 square kilometres (397.4 sq mi). As of 2012 its total population was 122,573, out of which the population of Jarosław was 40,549, that of Radymno was 5,603, and the rural population was 76,216.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Jarosław County is bordered by Przemyśl County to the south, Przeworsk County to the west and Lubaczów County to the east. It also borders Ukraine to the east.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 11 gminas (two urban, one urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Jarosław urban 34.5 40,549  
Gmina Jarosław rural 114.1 12,665 Jarosław *
Gmina Radymno rural 182.4 11,292 Radymno *
Gmina Wiązownica rural 243.9 11,037 Wiązownica
Gmina Pruchnik urban-rural 78.3 9,551 Pruchnik
Gmina Pawłosiów rural 47.5 8,190 Pawłosiów
Gmina Laszki rural 137.9 6,976 Laszki
Gmina Roźwienica rural 70.7 6,395 Roźwienica
Gmina Chłopice rural 49.1 5,690 Chłopice
Radymno urban 13.6 5,603  
Gmina Rokietnica rural 57.4 4,420 Rokietnica
* seat not part of the gmina