Lipsko County

Lipsko County (Polish: powiat lipski) 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 is Lipsko, which lies 127 kilometres (79 mi) south of Warsaw. The only other town in this county is Solec nad Wisłą.

Lipsko County
Powiat lipski
Flag of Lipsko County
Coat of arms of Lipsko County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Lipsko): 51°9′24″N 21°39′27″E / 51.15667°N 21.65750°E / 51.15667; 21.65750Coordinates: 51°9′24″N 21°39′27″E / 51.15667°N 21.65750°E / 51.15667; 21.65750
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatLipsko
Gminas
Area
 • Total747.58 km2 (288.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total34,028
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Urban
5,501
 • Rural
28,527
Car platesWLI
Websitehttp://www.powiatlipsko.pl/

The county covers an area of 747.58 square kilometres (288.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 34,028, out of which the population of Lipsko is 5,501 and the rural population is 28,527.[1]

Neighbouring provincesEdit

Lipsko County is bordered by Zwoleń County to the north, Opole Lubelskie County to the east, Opatów County to the south, Ostrowiec County to the south-west, Starachowice County to the west and Radom County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Lipsko urban-rural 135.2 11,057 Lipsko
Gmina Sienno rural 147.2 5,824 Sienno
Gmina Ciepielów rural 135.3 5,543 Ciepielów
Gmina Solec nad Wisłą rural 137.4 4,895 Solec nad Wisłą
Gmina Rzeczniów rural 103.7 4,376 Rzeczniów
Gmina Chotcza rural 88.8 2,333 Chotcza

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.