Siedlce County

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Siedlce County
Powiat siedlecki
County
Official logo of Siedlce County
Logo
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Siedlce): 52°9′54″N 22°16′17″E / 52.16500°N 22.27139°E / 52.16500; 22.27139Coordinates: 52°9′54″N 22°16′17″E / 52.16500°N 22.27139°E / 52.16500; 22.27139
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Siedlce
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,603.22 km2 (619.01 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 80,560
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,840
 • Rural 78,720
Car plates WSI
Website http://www.powiatsiedlecki.pl/

Siedlce County (Polish: powiat siedlecki) 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 is the city of Siedlce, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only town in Siedlce County is Mordy, which lies 18 km (11 mi) east of Siedlce.

The county covers an area of 1,603.22 square kilometres (619.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 80,560, out of which the population of Mordy is 1,840 and the rural population is 78,720.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Apart from the city of Siedlce, Siedlce County is also bordered by Węgrów County and Sokołów County to the north, Siemiatycze County to the north-east, Łosice County and Biała Podlaska County to the east, Łuków County to the south, Garwolin County to the south-west, and Mińsk County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban-rural and 12 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Siedlce rural 141.5 15,893 Siedlce *
Gmina Zbuczyn rural 210.8 10,030 Zbuczyn
Gmina Kotuń rural 149.9 8,442 Kotuń
Gmina Skórzec rural 118.9 7,134 Skórzec
Gmina Mordy urban-rural 170.2 6,284 Mordy
Gmina Wiśniew rural 125.9 5,922 Wiśniew
Gmina Mokobody rural 119.2 5,293 Mokobody
Gmina Wodynie rural 115.7 4,761 Wodynie
Gmina Suchożebry rural 100.7 4,598 Suchożebry
Gmina Przesmyki rural 117.1 3,694 Przesmyki
Gmina Korczew rural 105.1 3,022 Korczew
Gmina Paprotnia rural 81.4 2,797 Paprotnia
Gmina Domanice rural 46.9 2,690 Domanice
* seat not part of the gmina

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