Kolno County

Kolno County (Polish: powiat kolneński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Podlaskie Voivodeship, north-eastern 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 Kolno, which lies 89 kilometres (55 mi) west of the regional capital Białystok. The only other town in the county is Stawiski, lying 16 km (10 mi) east of Kolno.

Kolno County
Powiat kolneński
Flag of Kolno County
Coat of arms of Kolno County
Location of Kolno County
Coordinates (Kolno): 53°24′38″N 21°56′2″E / 53.41056°N 21.93389°E / 53.41056; 21.93389Coordinates: 53°24′38″N 21°56′2″E / 53.41056°N 21.93389°E / 53.41056; 21.93389
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPodlaskie
SeatKolno
Gminas
Area
 • Total939.73 km2 (362.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total38,249
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban
12,388
 • Rural
25,861
Car platesBKL
Websitehttp://www.powiatkolno.home.pl

The county covers an area of 939.73 square kilometres (362.8 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 38,249, out of which the population of Kolno is 10,214, that of Stawiski is 2,174, and the rural population is 25,861.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Kolno County is bordered by Pisz County to the north, Grajewo County to the north-east, Łomża County to the south and Ostrołęka County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Kolno urban 25.1 10,214  
Gmina Kolno rural 282.1 8,601 Kolno *
Gmina Stawiski urban-rural 165.6 6,105 Stawiski
Gmina Turośl rural 198.4 5,113 Turośl
Gmina Mały Płock rural 140.1 4,759 Mały Płock
Gmina Grabowo rural 128.5 3,457 Grabowo
* seat not part of the gmina

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.

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