Przeworsk County

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Przeworsk County
Powiat przeworski
County
Flag of Przeworsk County
Flag
Coat of arms of Przeworsk County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Przeworsk): 50°4′N 22°30′E / 50.067°N 22.500°E / 50.067; 22.500Coordinates: 50°4′N 22°30′E / 50.067°N 22.500°E / 50.067; 22.500
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
Seat Przeworsk
Gminas
Area
 • Total 698.35 km2 (269.63 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 78,691
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Urban 21,023
 • Rural 57,668
Car plates RPZ
Website http://www.powiat.przeworsk.pl

Przeworsk County (Polish: powiat przeworski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern 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 Przeworsk, which lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów. The county also contains the towns of Kańczuga, lying 11 km (7 mi) south-west of Przeworsk, and Sieniawa, 15 km (9 mi) north-east of Przeworsk.

The county covers an area of 698.35 square kilometres (269.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 78,691, out of which the population of Przeworsk is 15,747, that of Kańczuga is 3,211, that of Sieniawa is 2,065, and the rural population is 57,668.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Przeworsk County is bordered by Biłgoraj County to the north, Lubaczów County and Jarosław County to the east, Przemyśl County to the south, Rzeszów County to the south-west, and Łańcut County and Leżajsk County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Przeworsk urban 22.0 15,747  
Gmina Przeworsk rural 91.0 14,479 Przeworsk *
Gmina Kańczuga urban-rural 105.2 12,726 Kańczuga
Gmina Tryńcza rural 70.6 8,186 Tryńcza
Gmina Zarzecze rural 49.2 7,174 Zarzecze
Gmina Sieniawa urban-rural 127.3 6,806 Sieniawa
Gmina Jawornik Polski rural 62.9 4,803 Jawornik Polski
Gmina Gać rural 36.0 4,562 Gać
Gmina Adamówka rural 134.3 4,208 Adamówka
* seat not part of the gmina

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