Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
|Coordinates (Wyszków): Coordinates:|
|• Total||876.49 km2 (338.41 sq mi)|
|• Density||82/km2 (210/sq mi)|
Wyszków County (Polish: powiat wyszkowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. It originally existed from 1956 until the abolition of the powiats in 1975, but was re-created on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998, which reintroduced the powiats and created 16 large voivodeships. The administrative seat and only town in the county is Wyszków, which lies 53 kilometres (33 mi) north-east of Warsaw.
The county covers an area of 876.49 square kilometres (338.4 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 71,558, out of which the population of Wyszków is 27,010 and the rural population is 44,548.
Wyszków County is bordered by Ostrołęka County to the north, Ostrów Mazowiecka County to the north-east, Węgrów County to the east, Wołomin County to the south, Legionowo County and Pułtusk County to the west, and Maków County to the north-west.
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.