Włoszczowa County

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Włoszczowa County
Powiat włoszczowski
County
Flag of Włoszczowa County
Flag
Coat of arms of Włoszczowa County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Włoszczowa): 50°51′15″N 19°58′1″E / 50.85417°N 19.96694°E / 50.85417; 19.96694Coordinates: 50°51′15″N 19°58′1″E / 50.85417°N 19.96694°E / 50.85417; 19.96694
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Świętokrzyskie
Seat Włoszczowa
Gminas
Area
 • Total 906.38 km2 (349.96 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 47,137
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban 10,782
 • Rural 36,355
Postal code 29-100 to 29-145
Area code(s) +48 34 and +48 41
Car plates TLW
Website http://www.powiat-wloszczowa.pl

Włoszczowa County (Polish: powiat włoszczowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, south-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 Włoszczowa, which lies 46 kilometres (29 mi) west of the regional capital Kielce.

The county covers an area of 906.38 square kilometres (350.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 47,137, out of which the population of Włoszczowa is 10,782 and the rural population is 36,355.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Włoszczowa County is bordered by Końskie County to the north-east, Kielce County to the east, Jędrzejów County to the south-east, Zawiercie County to the south-west, and Częstochowa County and Radomsko County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Włoszczowa urban-rural 253.7 20,426 Włoszczowa
Gmina Krasocin rural 193.9 10,751 Krasocin
Gmina Kluczewsko rural 137.1 5,191 Kluczewsko
Gmina Secemin rural 164.1 5,171 Secemin
Gmina Moskorzew rural 71.3 2,930 Moskorzew
Gmina Radków rural 86.3 2,668 Radków

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