Lubaczów County

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
Flag of Lubaczów County
Coat of arms of Lubaczów County
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
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
SeatLubaczów
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,308.37 km2 (505.16 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total55,438
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban
18,976
 • Rural
36,462
Car platesRLU
Websitehttps://powiatlubaczowski.pl/

The county covers an area of 1,308.37 square kilometres (505.2 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 55,438, out of which the population of Lubaczów is 12,018, that of Oleszyce is 2,974, that of Narol is 2,071, that of Cieszanów is 1,913, and the rural population is 36,462.[1]

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
(2019)
Seat
Lubaczów urban 26.0 12,018  
Gmina Lubaczów rural 202.9 9,182 Lubaczów *
Gmina Narol urban-rural 203.6 8,040 Narol
Gmina Cieszanów urban-rural 219.4 7,168 Cieszanów
Gmina Oleszyce urban-rural 151.8 6,332 Oleszyce
Gmina Horyniec-Zdrój rural 202.8 4,695 Horyniec-Zdrój
Gmina Stary Dzików rural 155.8 4,193 Stary Dzików
Gmina Wielkie Oczy rural 146.5 3,810 Wielkie Oczy
* seat not part of the gmina

Rural landscape pictureEdit

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.