Grójec County

Grójec County (Polish: powiat grójecki) 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 Grójec, which lies 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Warsaw. The county contains three other towns: Warka, 25 km (16 mi) east of Grójec, Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą, 34 km (21 mi) south-west of Grójec, and Mogielnica, 22 km (14 mi) south-west of Grójec.

Grójec County
Powiat grójecki
Flag of Grójec County
Coat of arms of Grójec County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Grójec): 51°51′56″N 20°52′3″E / 51.86556°N 20.86750°E / 51.86556; 20.86750Coordinates: 51°51′56″N 20°52′3″E / 51.86556°N 20.86750°E / 51.86556; 20.86750
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatGrójec
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,268.82 km2 (489.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total98,334
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban
34,701
 • Rural
63,633
Car platesWGR
Websitehttp://www.grojec.pl

The county covers an area of 1,268.82 square kilometres (489.9 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 98,334, out of which the population of Grójec is 16,745, that of Warka is 11,948, that of Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą is 3,755, that of Mogielnica is 2,253, and the rural population is 63,633.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Grójec County is bordered by Grodzisk Mazowiecki County and Piaseczno County to the north, Otwock County to the north-east, Garwolin County and Kozienice County to the east, Białobrzegi County and Przysucha County to the south, Tomaszów Mazowiecki County and Rawa County to the west, and Żyrardów County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (four urban-rural and six rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Grójec urban-rural 120.6 25,769 Grójec
Gmina Warka urban-rural 201.1 19,262 Warka
Gmina Chynów rural 137.1 9,837 Chynów
Gmina Mogielnica urban-rural 141.6 8,710 Mogielnica
Gmina Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą urban-rural 158.5 7,713 Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą
Gmina Błędów rural 135.2 7,418 Błędów
Gmina Belsk Duży rural 107.8 6,502 Belsk Duży
Gmina Jasieniec rural 107.8 5,366 Jasieniec
Gmina Pniewy rural 102.1 4,797 Pniewy
Gmina Goszczyn rural 57.0 2,960 Goszczyn

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.