Ciechanów County

Ciechanów County (Polish: powiat ciechanowski) 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 Ciechanów, which lies 77 kilometres (48 mi) north of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Glinojeck, lying 25 km (16 mi) west of Ciechanów.

Ciechanów County

Powiat ciechanowski
Flag of Ciechanów County
Coat of arms of Ciechanów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Ciechanów): 52°52′N 20°38′E / 52.867°N 20.633°E / 52.867; 20.633Coordinates: 52°52′N 20°38′E / 52.867°N 20.633°E / 52.867; 20.633
Country Poland
 • Total1,062.62 km2 (410.28 sq mi)
 • Total89,460
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 1,062.62 square kilometres (410.3 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 89,460, out of which the population of Ciechanów is 44,118, that of Glinojeck is 3,019, and the rural population is 42,323.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Ciechanów County is bordered by Mława County to the north, Przasnysz County to the north-east, Maków County and Pułtusk County to the east, and Płońsk County to the south.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Ciechanów urban 32.5 44,118  
Gmina Glinojeck urban-rural 153.5 7,864 Glinojeck
Gmina Sońsk rural 155.0 7,748 Sońsk
Gmina Ciechanów rural 140.2 7,090 Ciechanów *
Gmina Opinogóra Górna rural 139.8 5,953 Opinogóra Górna
Gmina Regimin rural 111.3 5,018 Regimin
Gmina Ojrzeń rural 123.1 4,288 Ojrzeń
Gmina Gołymin-Ośrodek rural 110.6 3,777 Gołymin-Ośrodek
Gmina Grudusk rural 96.7 3,604 Grudusk
* seat not part of the gmina


  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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