Parczew County

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Parczew County
Powiat parczewski
Flag of Parczew County
Coat of arms of Parczew County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Parczew): 51°38′N 22°52′E / 51.633°N 22.867°E / 51.633; 22.867Coordinates: 51°38′N 22°52′E / 51.633°N 22.867°E / 51.633; 22.867
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
Seat Parczew
 • Total 952.62 km2 (367.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 36,512
 • Density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
 • Urban 10,281
 • Rural 26,231
Car plates LPA

Parczew County (Polish: powiat parczewski) 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 only town is Parczew, which lies 48 kilometres (30 mi) north-east of the regional capital Lublin.

The county covers an area of 952.62 square kilometres (367.8 sq mi). As of 2006, its total population is 36,512, including 10,281 in Parczew and a rural population of 26,231.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Parczew County is bordered by Biała Podlaska County to the north, Włodawa County to the east, Łęczna County to the south, Lubartów County to the south-west and Radzyń Podlaski County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Parczew urban-rural 146.2 14,852 Parczew
Gmina Siemień rural 110.9 4,825 Siemień
Gmina Jabłoń rural 111.0 4,177 Jabłoń
Gmina Milanów rural 116.6 4,174 Milanów
Gmina Dębowa Kłoda rural 188.3 3,991 Dębowa Kłoda
Gmina Sosnowica rural 172.4 2,645 Sosnowica
Gmina Podedwórze rural 107.2 1,848 Podedwórze