Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County

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Not to be confused with Nowy Dwór Gdański County, which has the same name in Polish.
Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County
Powiat nowodworski
County
Flag of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County
Flag
Coat of arms of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki): 52°26′N 20°41′E / 52.433°N 20.683°E / 52.433; 20.683Coordinates: 52°26′N 20°41′E / 52.433°N 20.683°E / 52.433; 20.683
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki
Gminas
Area
 • Total 691.65 km2 (267.05 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 75,736
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Urban 38,276
 • Rural 37,460
Car plates WND
Website http://www.regioset.pl/p.nowodworski.maz

Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County (Polish: powiat nowodworski) 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 largest town is Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, which lies 33 kilometres (21 mi) north-west of Warsaw. The county also contains the towns of Nasielsk, lying 21 km (13 mi) north-east of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, and Zakroczym, 5 km (3 mi) west of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki. Warsaw-Modlin Airport is located within the county. The county covers an area of 691.65 square kilometres (267.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 75,736, out of which the population of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki is 27,545, that of Nasielsk is 7,364, that of Zakroczym is 3,367, and the rural population is 37,460.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County is bordered by Pułtusk County to the north-east, Legionowo County to the east, Warsaw West County to the south, Sochaczew County to the south-west and Płońsk County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki urban 28.3 27,545  
Gmina Nasielsk urban-rural 202.5 19,259 Nasielsk
Gmina Pomiechówek rural 102.3 8,820 Brody-Parcele
Gmina Czosnów rural 128.3 8,743 Czosnów
Gmina Zakroczym urban-rural 71.4 6,277 Zakroczym
Gmina Leoncin rural 158.8 5,092 Leoncin

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