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Przeworsk County

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Przeworsk County

Powiat przeworski
Flag
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Przeworsk): 50°4′N 22°30′E / 50.067°N 22.500°E / 50.067; 22.500Coordinates: 50°4′N 22°30′E / 50.067°N 22.500°E / 50.067; 22.500
Country Poland
Voivodeship
Subcarpathian
SeatPrzeworsk
Gminas
Area
 • Total698.35 km2 (269.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total78,354
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Urban
20,663
 • Rural
57,691
Car platesRPZ
Websitehttp://www.powiat.przeworsk.pl

Przeworsk County (Polish: powiat przeworski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern 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 largest town is Przeworsk, which lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów. The county also contains the towns of Kańczuga, lying 11 km (7 mi) south-west of Przeworsk, and Sieniawa, 15 km (9 mi) north-east of Przeworsk.

The county covers an area of 698.35 square kilometres (269.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 78,354, out of which the population of Przeworsk is 15,356, that of Kańczuga is 3,167, that of Sieniawa is 2,140, and the rural population is 57,691.[1]

Neighbouring counties

Przeworsk County is bordered by Biłgoraj County to the north, Lubaczów County and Jarosław County to the east, Przemyśl County to the south, Rzeszów County to the south-west, and Łańcut County and Leżajsk County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Przeworsk urban 22.0 15,356  
Gmina Przeworsk rural 91.0 14,878 Przeworsk *
Gmina Kańczuga urban-rural 105.2 12,329 Kańczuga
Gmina Tryńcza rural 70.6 8,472 Tryńcza
Gmina Zarzecze rural 49.2 7,201 Zarzecze
Gmina Sieniawa urban-rural 127.3 7,005 Sieniawa
Gmina Jawornik Polski rural 62.9 4,444 Jawornik Polski
Gmina Gać rural 36.0 4,608 Gać
Gmina Adamówka rural 134.3 4,061 Adamówka
* seat not part of the gmina

References

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


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