Lubartów County

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Lubartów County

Powiat lubartowski
Flag of Lubartów County
Coat of arms of Lubartów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Lubartów): 51°28′N 22°36′E / 51.467°N 22.600°E / 51.467; 22.600Coordinates: 51°28′N 22°36′E / 51.467°N 22.600°E / 51.467; 22.600
Country Poland
 • Total1,290.35 km2 (498.21 sq mi)
 • Total90,484
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Lubartów County (Polish: powiat lubartowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Lubartów, which lies 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of the regional capital Lublin. The county also contains the towns of Kock, lying 23 km (14 mi) north-west of Lubartów, and Ostrów Lubelski, 18 km (11 mi) east of Lubartów.

The county covers an area of 1,290.35 square kilometres (498.2 sq mi). As of 2006, its total population is 90,484, out of which the population of Lubartów is 22,950, that of Kock is 3,478, that of Ostrów Lubelski is 2,245, and the rural population is 61,811.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Lubartów County is bordered by Łuków County and Radzyń Podlaski County to the north, Parczew County to the north-east, Łęczna County to the south-east, Lublin County to the south, and Puławy County and Ryki County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and 10 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Lubartów urban 13.9 22,950  
Gmina Lubartów rural 158.9 10,212 Lubartów *
Gmina Kock urban-rural 100.6 6,763 Kock
Gmina Kamionka rural 111.9 6,433 Kamionka
Gmina Michów rural 135.9 6,417 Michów
Gmina Niedźwiada rural 95.8 6,334 Niedźwiada
Gmina Firlej rural 126.4 6,173 Firlej
Gmina Ostrów Lubelski urban-rural 121.7 5,630 Ostrów Lubelski
Gmina Serniki rural 75.4 4,833 Serniki
Gmina Abramów rural 84.5 4,309 Abramów
Gmina Ostrówek rural 90.0 4,149 Ostrówek
Gmina Uścimów rural 108.6 3,385 Uścimów
Gmina Jeziorzany rural 66.6 2,896 Jeziorzany
* seat not part of the gmina