Białobrzegi County

Białobrzegi County (Polish: powiat białobrzeski) 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 largest town is Białobrzegi, which lies 63 kilometres (39 mi) south of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Wyśmierzyce, lying 10 km (6 mi) west of Białobrzegi.

Białobrzegi County
Powiat białobrzeski
Flag of Białobrzegi County
Coat of arms of Białobrzegi County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Białobrzegi): 51°39′N 20°57′E / 51.650°N 20.950°E / 51.650; 20.950Coordinates: 51°39′N 20°57′E / 51.650°N 20.950°E / 51.650; 20.950
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatBiałobrzegi
Gminas
Area
 • Total639.28 km2 (246.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total33,524
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
7,836
 • Rural
25,688
Car platesWBR
Websitehttp://www.bialobrzegipowiat.pl

The county covers an area of 639.28 square kilometres (246.8 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 33,524, out of which the population of Białobrzegi is 6,951, that of Wyśmierzyce is 885, and the rural population is 25,688.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Białobrzegi County is bordered by Grójec County to the north, Kozienice County to the east, Radom County to the south and Przysucha County to the south-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Białobrzegi urban-rural 78.9 10,300 Białobrzegi
Gmina Stromiec rural 156.5 5,664 Stromiec
Gmina Promna rural 120.7 5,573 Promna
Gmina Stara Błotnica rural 96.2 5,321 Stara Błotnica
Gmina Radzanów rural 82.6 3,900 Radzanów
Gmina Wyśmierzyce urban-rural 104.3 2,766 Wyśmierzyce

ReferencesEdit

  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.