Mława County

Mława County (Polish: powiat mławski) 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 and only town is Mława, which lies 109 kilometres (68 mi) north-west of Warsaw.

Mława County
Powiat mławski
Flag of Mława County
Coat of arms of Mława County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Mława): 53°7′N 20°22′E / 53.117°N 20.367°E / 53.117; 20.367Coordinates: 53°7′N 20°22′E / 53.117°N 20.367°E / 53.117; 20.367
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatMława
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,182.3 km2 (456.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total72,906
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban
31,241
 • Rural
41,665
Car platesWML
Websitehttp://www.powiatmlawski.pl

The county covers an area of 1,182.3 square kilometres (456.5 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 72,906, out of which the population of Mława is 31,241, and the rural population is 41,665.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Mława County is bordered by Nidzica County to the north, Przasnysz County to the east, Ciechanów County and Płońsk County to the south, Żuromin County to the west, and Działdowo County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban and nine rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Mława urban 35.5 31,241  
Gmina Strzegowo rural 214.2 7,546 Strzegowo
Gmina Wiśniewo rural 99.3 5,263 Wiśniewo
Gmina Stupsk rural 118.0 4,830 Stupsk
Gmina Lipowiec Kościelny rural 114.2 4,811 Lipowiec Kościelny
Gmina Szydłowo rural 122.2 4,586 Szydłowo
Gmina Szreńsk rural 109.7 4,172 Szreńsk
Gmina Wieczfnia Kościelna rural 119.8 4,067 Wieczfnia Kościelna
Gmina Radzanów rural 98.7 3,318 Radzanów
Gmina Dzierzgowo rural 150.6 3,072 Dzierzgowo

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.