Płońsk County

Coordinates: 52°38′N 20°23′E / 52.633°N 20.383°E / 52.633; 20.383
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Płońsk County
Powiat płoński
Coat of arms of Płońsk County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Płońsk): 52°38′N 20°23′E / 52.633°N 20.383°E / 52.633; 20.383
Country Poland
 • Total1,383.67 km2 (534.24 sq mi)
 • Total87,183
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Płońsk County (Polish: powiat płoński) 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 Płońsk, which lies 63 kilometres (39 mi) north-west of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Raciąż, lying 25 km (16 mi) north-west of Płońsk.

The county covers an area of 1,383.67 square kilometres (534.2 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 87,183, out of which the population of Płońsk is 22,130, that of Raciąż is 4,384, and the rural population is 60,669.[1]

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Płońsk County is bordered by Mława County and Ciechanów County to the north, Pułtusk County to the east, Nowy Dwór County to the south-east, Sochaczew County to the south, Płock County and Sierpc County to the west, and Żuromin County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 12 gminas (two urban and 10 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Płońsk urban 11.6 22,130  
Gmina Raciąż rural 248.8 8,336 Raciąż *
Gmina Baboszewo rural 162.4 7,957 Baboszewo
Gmina Płońsk rural 127.3 7,922 Płońsk *
Gmina Czerwińsk nad Wisłą rural 146.1 7,657 Czerwińsk nad Wisłą
Gmina Naruszewo rural 159.6 6,340 Naruszewo
Gmina Sochocin rural 119.7 5,823 Sochocin
Gmina Załuski rural 111.7 5,667 Załuski
Gmina Nowe Miasto rural 118.4 4,659 Nowe Miasto
Raciąż urban 3.8 4,384  
Gmina Dzierzążnia rural 102.1 3,658 Dzierzążnia
Gmina Joniec rural 72.6 2,650 Joniec
* seat not part of the gmina


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.