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Janów Lubelski County

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Janów Lubelski County

Powiat janowski
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Janów Lubelski): 50°43′N 22°25′E / 50.717°N 22.417°E / 50.717; 22.417Coordinates: 50°43′N 22°25′E / 50.717°N 22.417°E / 50.717; 22.417
Country Poland
SeatJanów Lubelski
 • Total875.34 km2 (337.97 sq mi)
 • Total44,383
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesLJA

Janów Lubelski County (Polish: powiat janowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. 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 Janów Lubelski, which lies 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of the regional capital Lublin.

The county covers an area of 875.34 square kilometres (338.0 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 44,383, out of which the population of Janów Lubelski is 11,901 and the rural population is 32,482.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Janów Lubelski County is bordered by Kraśnik County and Lublin County to the north, Biłgoraj County to the south-east, Nisko County to the south-west, and Stalowa Wola County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Janów Lubelski urban-rural 178.2 15,916 Janów Lubelski
Gmina Dzwola rural 203.1 6,271 Dzwola
Gmina Godziszów rural 101.7 5,811 Godziszów
Gmina Modliborzyce rural 153.2 5,509 Modliborzyce
Gmina Potok Wielki rural 98.3 4,655 Potok Wielki
Gmina Batorz rural 70.8 3,288 Batorz
Gmina Chrzanów rural 70.0 2,933 Chrzanów


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-11.

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