Jasło County

Jasło County (Polish: powiat jasielski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland, on the Slovak border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is Jasło, which lies 50 kilometres (31 mi) south-west of the regional capital Rzeszów. The only other town in the county is Kołaczyce, which is 8 km (5.0 mi) north of Jasło.

Jasło County

Powiat jasielski
Coat of arms of Jasło County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Jasło): 49°44′52″N 21°28′17″E / 49.74778°N 21.47139°E / 49.74778; 21.47139Coordinates: 49°44′52″N 21°28′17″E / 49.74778°N 21.47139°E / 49.74778; 21.47139
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
SeatJasło
Gminas
Area
 • Total830.41 km2 (320.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total113,730
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
 • Urban
36,472
 • Rural
77,258
Car platesRJS
Websitehttp://www.powiat.jaslo.pl

The county covers an area of 830.41 square kilometres (320.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population was 113,730, out of which the population of Jasło was 35,063, that of Jasło was 1,409, and the rural population was 77,258.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Jasło County is bordered by Gorlice County to the west, Tarnów County to the north-west, Dębica County to the north, Strzyżów County to the north-east and Krosno County to the east. It also borders Slovakia to the south.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Jasło urban 36.7 35,063  
Gmina Jasło rural 93.1 16,379 Jasło *
Gmina Skołyszyn rural 77.9 12,490 Skołyszyn
Gmina Nowy Żmigród rural 104.5 9,038 Nowy Żmigród
Gmina Tarnowiec rural 63.1 9,156 Tarnowiec
Gmina Kołaczyce urban-rural 60.0 8,953 Kołaczyce
Gmina Dębowiec rural 85.8 8,855 Dębowiec
Gmina Brzyska rural 45.1 6,549 Brzyska
Gmina Osiek Jasielski rural 60.5 5,373 Osiek Jasielski
Gmina Krempna rural 203.6 1,874 Krempna
* seat not part of the gmina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.