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Ryki County

Coordinates: 51°38′N 21°56′E / 51.633°N 21.933°E / 51.633; 21.933
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Ryki County
Powiat rycki
Flag of Ryki County
Coat of arms of Ryki County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Ryki): 51°38′N 21°56′E / 51.633°N 21.933°E / 51.633; 21.933
Country Poland
 • Total615.54 km2 (237.66 sq mi)
 • Total55,919
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesLRY

Ryki County (Polish: powiat rycki) 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 is the town of Ryki, which lies 62 kilometres (39 mi) north-west of the regional capital Lublin. The only other town in the county is Dęblin, lying 9 km (6 mi) south-west of Ryki.

The county covers an area of 615.54 square kilometres (237.7 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 59,919, including a population of 16,026 in Dęblin, 9,625 in Ryki, and a rural population of 30,268.[1]

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Ryki County is bordered by Łuków County to the north-east, Lubartów County to the east, Puławy County to the south, Kozienice County to the west and Garwolin County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Ryki urban-rural 161.8 20,344 Ryki
Dęblin urban 38.3 16,026  
Gmina Kłoczew rural 143.2 7,150 Kłoczew
Gmina Stężyca rural 116.8 5,473 Stężyca
Gmina Nowodwór rural 71.7 4,096 Nowodwór
Gmina Ułęż rural 83.6 3,157 Ułęż


  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.