Pruszków County

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Pruszków County
Powiat pruszkowski
County
Flag of Pruszków County
Flag
Coat of arms of Pruszków County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Pruszków): 52°10′N 20°48′E / 52.167°N 20.800°E / 52.167; 20.800Coordinates: 52°10′N 20°48′E / 52.167°N 20.800°E / 52.167; 20.800
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Pruszków
Gminas
Area
 • Total 246.31 km2 (95.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 145,870
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Urban 90,628
 • Rural 55,242
Car plates WPR
Website http://www.powiat.pruszkow.pl

Pruszków County (Polish: powiat pruszkowski) 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 Pruszków, which lies 15 kilometres (9 mi) west of Warsaw. The county also contains the towns of Piastów, lying 4 km (2 mi) north-east of Pruszków, and Brwinów, 7 km (4 mi) south-west of Pruszków.

The county covers an area of 246.31 square kilometres (95.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 145,870, out of which the population of Pruszków is 55,387, that of Piastów is 23,273, that of Brwinów is 11,968, and the rural population is 55,242.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Pruszków County is bordered by Warsaw West County to the north, the city of Warsaw to the east, Piaseczno County to the south-east and Grodzisk Mazowiecki County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Pruszków urban 19.2 55,387  
Piastów urban 5.8 23,273  
Gmina Brwinów urban-rural 69.2 21,531 Brwinów
Gmina Raszyn rural 43.9 19,788 Raszyn
Gmina Michałowice rural 34.9 15,529 Michałowice
Gmina Nadarzyn rural 73.4 10,362 Nadarzyn

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