Maków County

Maków County (Polish: powiat makowski) 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 largest town is Maków Mazowiecki, which lies 73 kilometres (45 mi) north of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Różan, lying 20 km (12 mi) east of Maków Mazowiecki.

Maków County
Powiat makowski
Flag of Maków County
Coat of arms of Maków County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Maków Mazowiecki): 52°52′N 21°6′E / 52.867°N 21.100°E / 52.867; 21.100Coordinates: 52°52′N 21°6′E / 52.867°N 21.100°E / 52.867; 21.100
Country Poland
SeatMaków Mazowiecki
 • Total1,064.56 km2 (411.03 sq mi)
 • Total45,076
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesWMA

The county covers an area of 1,064.56 square kilometres (411.0 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 45,076, out of which the population of Maków Mazowiecki is 9,776, that of Różan is 2,709, and the rural population is 32,591.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Maków County is bordered by Ostrołęka County to the north-east, Wyszków County to the south-east, Pułtusk County to the south, Ciechanów County to the west and Przasnysz 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
Maków Mazowiecki urban 10.3 9,776  
Gmina Krasnosielc rural 167.0 6,399 Krasnosielc
Gmina Płoniawy-Bramura rural 135.0 5,363 Płoniawy-Bramura
Gmina Karniewo rural 129.4 5,189 Karniewo
Gmina Różan urban-rural 84.1 4,411 Różan
Gmina Szelków rural 112.9 3,659 Szelków
Gmina Sypniewo rural 128.6 3,270 Sypniewo
Gmina Rzewnie rural 111.7 2,625 Rzewnie
Gmina Czerwonka rural 110.6 2,644 Czerwonka
Gmina Młynarze rural 75.0 1,740 Młynarze


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". Retrieved 2020-09-14.