Gostynin County (Polish: powiat gostyniński) 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 Gostynin, which lies 107 kilometres (66 mi) west of Warsaw.

Gostynin County
Powiat gostyniński
Flag of Gostynin County
Coat of arms of Gostynin County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Gostynin): 52°25′N 19°28′E / 52.417°N 19.467°E / 52.417; 19.467
Country Poland
 • Total615.56 km2 (237.67 sq mi)
 • Total43,099
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 615.56 square kilometres (237.7 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 43,099, out of which the population of Gostynin is 18,588, and the rural population is 24,511.[1]

Neighbouring counties edit

Gostynin County is bordered by Płock County to the north-east, Sochaczew County to the east, Łowicz County to the south-east, Kutno County to the south and Włocławek County to the north-west.

Administrative division edit

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

Gmina Type Area
Gostynin urban 32.3 18,588  
Gmina Gostynin rural 270.7 12,066 Gostynin *
Gmina Szczawin Kościelny rural 127.1 4,866 Szczawin Kościelny
Gmina Sanniki rural 94.6 4,056 Sanniki
Gmina Pacyna rural 90.9 3,523 Pacyna
* seat not part of the gmina

References edit

  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.