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Parczew County

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Parczew County

Powiat parczewski
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Parczew): 51°38′N 22°52′E / 51.633°N 22.867°E / 51.633; 22.867Coordinates: 51°38′N 22°52′E / 51.633°N 22.867°E / 51.633; 22.867
Country Poland
 • Total952.62 km2 (367.81 sq mi)
 • Total34,809
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesLPA

Parczew County (Polish: powiat parczewski) 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 Parczew, which lies 48 kilometres (30 mi) north-east of the regional capital Lublin.

The county covers an area of 952.62 square kilometres (367.8 sq mi). As of 2006, its total population is 34,809, including 10,602 in Parczew and a rural population of 24,207.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Parczew County is bordered by Biała Podlaska County to the north, Włodawa County to the east, Łęczna County to the south, Lubartów County to the south-west and Radzyń Podlaski County to the north-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 Parczew urban-rural 146.2 14,410 Parczew
Gmina Siemień rural 110.9 4,555 Siemień
Gmina Dębowa Kłoda rural 188.3 3,963 Dębowa Kłoda
Gmina Jabłoń rural 111.0 3,848 Jabłoń
Gmina Milanów rural 116.6 3,805 Milanów
Gmina Sosnowica rural 172.4 2,601 Sosnowica
Gmina Podedwórze rural 107.2 1,627 Podedwórze


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". Retrieved 2020-09-14.

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