Piaseczno County

Piaseczno County (Polish: powiat piaseczyński) 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 Piaseczno, which lies 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of Warsaw. The county contains three other towns: Konstancin-Jeziorna, 8 km (5 mi) east of Piaseczno, Góra Kalwaria, 18 km (11 mi) south-east of Piaseczno, and Tarczyn, 16 km (10 mi) south-west of Piaseczno.

Piaseczno County
Powiat piaseczyński
Flag of Piaseczno County
Coat of arms of Piaseczno County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Piaseczno): 52°4′0″N 21°1′0″E / 52.06667°N 21.01667°E / 52.06667; 21.01667Coordinates: 52°4′0″N 21°1′0″E / 52.06667°N 21.01667°E / 52.06667; 21.01667
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
SeatPiaseczno
Gminas
Area
 • Total621.04 km2 (239.78 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total186,460
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
 • Urban
81,465
 • Rural
104,995
Car platesWPI
Websitehttp://www.piaseczno.pl

The county covers an area of 621.04 square kilometres (239.8 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 186,460, out of which the population of Piaseczno is 48,286, that of Konstancin-Jeziorna is 17,023, that of Góra Kalwaria is 12,040, that of Tarczyn is 4,116, and the rural population is 81,465.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Piaseczno County is bordered by the city of Warsaw to the north, Otwock County to the east, Grójec County to the south, Grodzisk Mazowiecki County to the west and Pruszków County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Piaseczno urban-rural 128.2 84,469 Piaseczno
Gmina Lesznowola rural 69.2 27,844 Lesznowola
Gmina Góra Kalwaria urban-rural 145.1 26,863 Góra Kalwaria
Gmina Konstancin-Jeziorna urban-rural 78.3 24,673 Konstancin-Jeziorna
Gmina Tarczyn urban-rural 114.2 11,506 Tarczyn
Gmina Prażmów rural 86.1 11,105 Prażmów

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.