Łosice County

Łosice County (Polish: powiat łosicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central 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 only town is Łosice, which lies 118 kilometres (73 mi) east of Warsaw.

Łosice County

Powiat łosicki
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Łosice): 52°13′N 22°43′E / 52.217°N 22.717°E / 52.217; 22.717Coordinates: 52°13′N 22°43′E / 52.217°N 22.717°E / 52.217; 22.717
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatŁosice
Gminas
Area
 • Total771.77 km2 (297.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total30,895
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Urban
7,049
 • Rural
23,846
Car platesWLS
Websitehttp://www.losice.pl

The county covers an area of 771.77 square kilometres (298.0 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 30,395, out of which the population of Łosice is 7,049 and the rural population is 23,846.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Łosice County is bordered by Siemiatycze County to the north, Biała Podlaska County to the south-east and Siedlce County to the 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 Łosice urban-rural 121.2 10,815 Łosice
Gmina Sarnaki rural 197.3 4,673 Sarnaki
Gmina Platerów rural 129.0 4,851 Platerów
Gmina Stara Kornica rural 119.3 4,781 Stara Kornica
Gmina Olszanka rural 87.3 2,961 Olszanka
Gmina Huszlew rural 117.6 2,814 Huszlew

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 2020-09-14.