Gmina Lubartów

Gmina Lubartów is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Lubartów County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Lubartów, although the town is not part of the territory of the gmina.

Gmina Lubartów
Lubartów Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Lubartów
Location within the county and voivodeship
Location within the county and voivodeship
Coordinates (Lubartów): 51°28′N 22°36′E / 51.467°N 22.600°E / 51.467; 22.600Coordinates: 51°28′N 22°36′E / 51.467°N 22.600°E / 51.467; 22.600
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLublin
CountyLubartów
SeatLubartów
Area
 • Total158.94 km2 (61.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2015[1])
 • Total11,272
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Websitehttp://www.lubartow.gmina.woi.lublin.pl/

The gmina covers an area of 158.94 square kilometres (61.4 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 10,212 (11,272 in 2015).

HistoryEdit

Gmina Lubartów was created out of the Łucka and Lisów gminas in 1973.

The oldest monument of the gmina is probably Góra Tatarska, an old fort. The area is well known for its craft skills, particularly dried flower compositions and Easter palms (made of dried grasses).

GeographyEdit

About 57% of the land is arable whilst 35% is forested, mostly in the southwestern corner of the gmina. It is located on the Lubartów plateau, and the Wieprz river valley forms the eastern part of the region and here there are large areas of meadow and pastures, as well as some wetlands. In the south there is a large forest - Kozłowiecki forest.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Lubartów is bordered by the town of Lubartów and by the gminas of Firlej, Kamionka, Niedźwiada, Niemce, Ostrówek, Serniki and Spiczyn.

VillagesEdit

The gmina contains the following villages with the status of sołectwo: Annobór, Annobór-Kolonia, Baranówka, Brzeziny, Chlewiska, Lisów, Łucka, Łucka-Kolonia, Majdan Kozłowiecki, Mieczysławka, Nowodwór, Nowodwór-Piaski, Rokitno, Lubartów County, Skrobów, Skrobów-Kolonia, Szczekarków, Trójnia, Trzciniec, Wandzin, Wincentów, Wola Lisowska, Wola Mieczysławska, Wólka Rokicka and Wólka Rokicka-Kolonia.

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