Mława County

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Mława County
Powiat mławski
Flag of Mława County
Coat of arms of Mława County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Mława): 53°7′N 20°22′E / 53.117°N 20.367°E / 53.117; 20.367Coordinates: 53°7′N 20°22′E / 53.117°N 20.367°E / 53.117; 20.367
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Mława
 • Total 1,182.3 km2 (456.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 73,355
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban 29,702
 • Rural 43,653
Car plates WML
Website http://www.powiatmlawski.pl

Mława County (Polish: powiat mławski) 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 Mława, which lies 109 kilometres (68 mi) north-west of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 1,182.3 square kilometres (456.5 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 73,355, out of which the population of Mława is 29,702 and the rural population is 43,653.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Mława County is bordered by Nidzica County to the north, Przasnysz County to the east, Ciechanów County and Płońsk County to the south, Żuromin County to the west, and Działdowo County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Mława urban 35.5 29,702  
Gmina Strzegowo rural 214.2 7,902 Strzegowo
Gmina Wiśniewo rural 99.3 5,255 Wiśniewo
Gmina Lipowiec Kościelny rural 114.2 5,125 Lipowiec Kościelny
Gmina Stupsk rural 118.0 5,037 Stupsk
Gmina Szydłowo rural 122.2 4,559 Szydłowo
Gmina Szreńsk rural 109.7 4,537 Szreńsk
Gmina Wieczfnia Kościelna rural 119.8 4,200 Wieczfnia Kościelna
Gmina Radzanów rural 98.7 3,633 Radzanów
Gmina Dzierzgowo rural 150.6 3,405 Dzierzgowo