Łęczna County

Łęczna County (Polish: powiat łęczyński) 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 Łęczna, which lies 23 kilometres (14 mi) east of the regional capital Lublin.

Łęczna County

Powiat łęczyński
Flag of Łęczna County
Flag
Coat of arms of Łęczna County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Łęczna): 51°18′N 22°53′E / 51.300°N 22.883°E / 51.300; 22.883Coordinates: 51°18′N 22°53′E / 51.300°N 22.883°E / 51.300; 22.883
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLublin
SeatŁęczna
Gminas
Area
 • Total633.75 km2 (244.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total57,372
 • Density91/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Urban
18,884
 • Rural
38,488
Car platesLLE
Websitehttp://www.leczna.pl/

The county covers an area of 633.75 square kilometres (244.7 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 57,372, out of which the population of Łęczna is 18,884 and the rural population is 38,488.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Łęczna County is bordered by Parczew County to the north, Włodawa County and Chełm County to the east, Świdnik County to the south-west, Lublin County to the west, and Lubartów County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Łęczna urban-rural 74.9 23,300 Łęczna
Gmina Milejów rural 115.7 9,085 Milejów-Osada
Gmina Cyców rural 147.9 7,968 Cyców
Gmina Spiczyn rural 83.1 5,720 Spiczyn
Gmina Ludwin rural 120.5 5,620 Ludwin
Gmina Puchaczów rural 91.7 5,679 Puchaczów

Popular CultureEdit

The county is a featured locale in the Codemasters racing game DiRT Rally 2.0.

ReferencesEdit

  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.