Jasło County

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Jasło County

Powiat jasielski
Coat of arms of Jasło County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Jasło): 49°44′52″N 21°28′17″E / 49.74778°N 21.47139°E / 49.74778; 21.47139Coordinates: 49°44′52″N 21°28′17″E / 49.74778°N 21.47139°E / 49.74778; 21.47139
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
 • Total830.41 km2 (320.62 sq mi)
 • Total115,128
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesRJS

Jasło County (Polish: powiat jasielski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland, on the Slovak border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is Jasło, which lies 50 kilometres (31 mi) south-west of the regional capital Rzeszów. The only other town in the county is Kołaczyce, which is 8 km (5.0 mi) north of Jasło.

The county covers an area of 830.41 square kilometres (320.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population was 115,128, out of which the population of Jasło was 37,768, and the rural population was 77,360 (including approximately 1,400 for the population of Kołaczyce, which became a town in 2010).

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Jasło County is bordered by Gorlice County to the west, Tarnów County to the north-west, Dębica County to the north, Strzyżów County to the north-east and Krosno County to the east. It also borders Slovakia to the south.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Jasło urban 36.7 37,768  
Gmina Jasło rural 93.1 15,774 Jasło *
Gmina Skołyszyn rural 77.9 12,422 Skołyszyn
Gmina Nowy Żmigród rural 104.5 9,303 Nowy Żmigród
Gmina Tarnowiec rural 63.1 9,130 Tarnowiec
Gmina Kołaczyce urban-rural 60.0 8,832 Kołaczyce
Gmina Dębowiec rural 85.8 8,406 Dębowiec
Gmina Brzyska rural 45.1 6,222 Brzyska
Gmina Osiek Jasielski rural 60.5 5,308 Osiek Jasielski
Gmina Krempna rural 203.6 1,963 Krempna
* seat not part of the gmina