Pułtusk County

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Pułtusk County

Powiat pułtuski
Flag of Pułtusk County
Coat of arms of Pułtusk County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Pułtusk): 52°42′N 21°5′E / 52.700°N 21.083°E / 52.700; 21.083Coordinates: 52°42′N 21°5′E / 52.700°N 21.083°E / 52.700; 21.083
Country Poland
 • Total828.63 km2 (319.94 sq mi)
 • Total51,033
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesWPU

Pułtusk County (Polish: powiat pułtuski) 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 only town is Pułtusk, which lies 54 kilometres (34 mi) north of Warsaw.

The county covers an area of 828.63 square kilometres (319.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 51,033, out of which the population of Pułtusk is 19,229 and the rural population is 31,804.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Pułtusk County is bordered by Maków County to the north, Wyszków County to the east, Legionowo County to the south, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County to the south-west, and Płońsk County and Ciechanów County to the 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 Pułtusk urban-rural 133.7 23,809 Pułtusk
Gmina Obryte rural 139.7 4,820 Obryte
Gmina Świercze rural 93.0 4,771 Świercze
Gmina Zatory rural 121.6 4,750 Zatory
Gmina Pokrzywnica rural 121.0 4,699 Pokrzywnica
Gmina Winnica rural 115.1 4,116 Winnica
Gmina Gzy rural 104.4 4,068 Gzy