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Lubaczów County (Polish: powiat lubaczowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. 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 Lubaczów, which lies 81 kilometres (50 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów. The county contains three other towns: Oleszyce, 7 km (4 mi) west of Lubaczów, Narol, 26 km (16 mi) north-east of Lubaczów, and Cieszanów, 12 km (7 mi) north of Lubaczów.

Lubaczów County
Powiat lubaczowski
County
Flag of Lubaczów County
Flag
Coat of arms of Lubaczów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Lubaczów): 50°10′N 23°7′E / 50.167°N 23.117°E / 50.167; 23.117Coordinates: 50°10′N 23°7′E / 50.167°N 23.117°E / 50.167; 23.117
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
Seat Lubaczów
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,308.37 km2 (505.16 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 57,120
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban 19,565
 • Rural 37,555
Car plates RLU
Website http://www.lubaczow.pl

The county covers an area of 1,308.37 square kilometres (505.2 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 57,120, out of which the population of Lubaczów is 12,378, that of Oleszyce is 3,168, that of Narol is 2,120, that of Cieszanów is 1,899, and the rural population is 37,555.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Lubaczów County is bordered by Jarosław County and Przeworsk County to the west, Biłgoraj County to the north, and Tomaszów Lubelski County to the north-east. It also borders Ukraine to the east.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Lubaczów urban 26.0 12,378  
Gmina Lubaczów rural 202.9 9,133 Lubaczów *
Gmina Narol urban-rural 203.6 8,385 Narol
Gmina Cieszanów urban-rural 219.4 7,258 Cieszanów
Gmina Oleszyce urban-rural 151.8 6,562 Oleszyce
Gmina Horyniec-Zdrój rural 202.8 4,887 Horyniec-Zdrój
Gmina Stary Dzików rural 155.8 4,588 Stary Dzików
Gmina Wielkie Oczy rural 146.5 3,929 Wielkie Oczy
* seat not part of the gmina

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