Kraśnik County

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.

Kraśnik County

Powiat kraśnicki
Flag of Kraśnik County
Coat of arms of Kraśnik County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Kraśnik): 50°55′N 22°13′E / 50.917°N 22.217°E / 50.917; 22.217Coordinates: 50°55′N 22°13′E / 50.917°N 22.217°E / 50.917; 22.217
Country Poland
 • Total1,005.34 km2 (388.16 sq mi)
 • Total93,919
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesLKR

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.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

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.

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
Kraśnik urban 25.3 34,355  
Gmina Annopol urban-rural 151.1 8,628 Annopol
Gmina Kraśnik rural 105.4 7,339 Kraśnik *
Gmina Gościeradów rural 158.6 7,229 Gościeradów
Gmina Urzędów rural 119.1 6,899 Urzędów
Gmina Zakrzówek rural 99.1 6,491 Zakrzówek
Gmina Trzydnik Duży rural 104.7 6,396 Trzydnik Duży
Gmina Szastarka rural 73.5 5,769 Szastarka
Gmina Wilkołaz rural 81.9 5,520 Wilkołaz
Gmina Dzierzkowice rural 86.8 5,293 Dzierzkowice
* seat not part of the gmina

External linksEdit


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". Retrieved 2020-09-11.