Kraśnik County (Polish: powiat kraśnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Kraśnik, which lies 45 kilometres (28 mi) south-west of the regional capital Lublin. The only other town in the county is Annopol, lying 25 km (16 mi) west of Kraśnik.
Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Kraśnik): Coordinates:|
|• Total||1,005.34 km2 (388.16 sq mi)|
|• Density||93/km2 (240/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 1,005.34 square kilometres (388.2 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 93,919, out of which the population of Kraśnik is 34,355, that of Annopol is 2,515, and the rural population is 57,049.
Kraśnik County is bordered by Lublin County to the north-east, Janów Lubelski County and Stalowa Wola County to the south, Sandomierz County to the south-west, Opatów County to the west, and Opole Lubelskie County to the north-west.
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 Kraśnik||rural||105.4||7,339||Kraśnik *|
|Gmina Trzydnik Duży||rural||104.7||6,396||Trzydnik Duży|
|* seat not part of the gmina|
- GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-11.