Kolbuszowa County

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Kolbuszowa County
Powiat kolbuszowski
Kolbuszowa County Governor's Office
Kolbuszowa County Governor's Office
Flag of Kolbuszowa County
Coat of arms of Kolbuszowa County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Kolbuszowa): 50°15′N 21°46′E / 50.250°N 21.767°E / 50.250; 21.767Coordinates: 50°15′N 21°46′E / 50.250°N 21.767°E / 50.250; 21.767
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
Seat Kolbuszowa
 • Total 773.93 km2 (298.82 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 61,399
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban 9,172
 • Rural 52,227
Car plates RKL
Website http://www.powiat.kolbuszowski.pl/

Kolbuszowa County (Polish: powiat kolbuszowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern 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 Kolbuszowa, which lies 30 kilometres (19 mi) north-west of the regional capital Rzeszów.

The county covers an area of 773.93 square kilometres (298.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 61,399, out of which the population of Kolbuszowa is 9,172 and the rural population is 52,227.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Kolbuszowa County is bordered by Tarnobrzeg County and Stalowa Wola County to the north, Nisko County to the north-east, Rzeszów County to the south-east, Ropczyce-Sędziszów County to the south, and Mielec County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Kolbuszowa urban-rural 170.6 24,486 Kolbuszowa
Gmina Majdan Królewski rural 155.8 9,634 Majdan Królewski
Gmina Cmolas rural 134.1 7,874 Cmolas
Gmina Raniżów rural 96.8 7,185 Raniżów
Gmina Dzikowiec rural 121.7 6,440 Dzikowiec
Gmina Niwiska rural 95.2 5,780 Niwiska