Włodawa County

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Włodawa County
Powiat włodawski
County
Flag of Włodawa County
Flag
Coat of arms of Włodawa County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Włodawa): 51°33′N 23°33′E / 51.550°N 23.550°E / 51.550; 23.550Coordinates: 51°33′N 23°33′E / 51.550°N 23.550°E / 51.550; 23.550
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
Seat Włodawa
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,256.27 km2 (485.05 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 40,052
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
 • Urban 13,630
 • Rural 26,422
Car plates LWL
Website http://www.powiat.wlodawa.pl

Włodawa County (Polish: powiat włodawski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine and Belarus. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Włodawa, which lies 76 kilometres (47 mi) north-east of the regional capital Lublin.

The county covers an area of 1,256.27 square kilometres (485.0 sq mi). As of 2006, its total population is 40,052, including a population of 13,630 in Włodawa and a rural population of 26,422.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Włodawa County is bordered by Chełm County to the south, Łęczna County and Parczew County to the west, and Biała Podlaska County to the north. It also borders Ukraine and Belarus to the east.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Włodawa urban 18.0 13,630  
Gmina Włodawa rural 243.8 5,936 Włodawa *
Gmina Wola Uhruska rural 150.9 4,170 Wola Uhruska
Gmina Urszulin rural 171.6 3,999 Urszulin
Gmina Hańsk rural 179.4 3,954 Hańsk
Gmina Hanna rural 139.0 3,339 Hanna
Gmina Wyryki rural 219.5 2,822 Wyryki
Gmina Stary Brus rural 133.4 2,202 Stary Brus
* seat not part of the gmina

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