Tarnobrzeg County

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Tarnobrzeg County
Powiat tarnobrzeski
County
Flag of Tarnobrzeg County
Flag
Coat of arms of Tarnobrzeg County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Tarnobrzeg): 50°35′N 21°41′E / 50.583°N 21.683°E / 50.583; 21.683Coordinates: 50°35′N 21°41′E / 50.583°N 21.683°E / 50.583; 21.683
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
Seat Tarnobrzeg
Gminas
Area
 • Total 520.02 km2 (200.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 53,730
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • Urban 12,843
 • Rural 40,887
Car plates RTA
Website http://www.powiat-tarnobrzeski.qs.pl

Tarnobrzeg County (Polish: powiat tarnobrzeski) 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 is the city of Tarnobrzeg, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only towns in Tarnobrzeg County are Nowa Dęba, which lies 18 km (11 mi) south of Tarnobrzeg, and Baranów Sandomierski, 15 km (9 mi) south-west of Tarnobrzeg.

The county covers an area of 520.02 square kilometres (200.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 53,730, of which the population of Nowa Dęba is 11,390, that of Baranów Sandomierski is 1,453, and the rural population is 40,887.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Apart from the city of Tarnobrzeg, Tarnobrzeg County is also bordered by Sandomierz County to the north, Stalowa Wola County to the east, Kolbuszowa County and Mielec County to the south, and Staszów County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Nowa Dęba urban-rural 142.5 18,422 Nowa Dęba
Gmina Gorzyce rural 69.4 13,628 Gorzyce
Gmina Baranów Sandomierski urban-rural 121.9 11,977 Baranów Sandomierski
Gmina Grębów rural 186.3 9,703 Grębów

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