Lipsko County

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Lipsko County
Powiat lipski
County
Flag of Lipsko County
Flag
Coat of arms of Lipsko County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Lipsko): 51°9′24″N 21°39′27″E / 51.15667°N 21.65750°E / 51.15667; 21.65750Coordinates: 51°9′24″N 21°39′27″E / 51.15667°N 21.65750°E / 51.15667; 21.65750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Lipsko
Gminas
Area
 • Total 747.58 km2 (288.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 36,669
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban 5,826
 • Rural 30,843
Car plates WLI
Website http://powiat-lipsko.pl/

Lipsko County (Polish: powiat lipski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-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 only town is Lipsko, which lies 127 kilometres (79 mi) south of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 747.58 square kilometres (288.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 36,669, out of which the population of Lipsko is 5,826 and the rural population is 30,843.

Neighbouring provinces[edit]

Lipsko County is bordered by Zwoleń County to the north, Opole Lubelskie County to the east, Opatów County to the south, Ostrowiec County to the south-west, Starachowice County to the west and Radom County to the north-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
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Lipsko urban-rural 135.2 11,538 Lipsko
Gmina Sienno rural 147.2 6,377 Sienno
Gmina Ciepielów rural 135.3 5,789 Ciepielów
Gmina Solec nad Wisłą rural 137.4 5,633 Solec nad Wisłą
Gmina Rzeczniów rural 103.7 4,731 Rzeczniów
Gmina Chotcza rural 88.8 2,601 Chotcza

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