Piotrków County

Piotrków County (Polish: powiat piotrkowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Łódź Voivodeship, 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 is the city of Piotrków Trybunalski, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only towns in Piotrków County are Sulejów, which lies 15 km (9 mi) east of Piotrków Trybunalski, and Wolbórz (classed as a town since 1 January 2011).

Piotrków County
Powiat piotrkowski
Flag of Piotrków County
Coat of arms of Piotrków County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Piotrków Trybunalski): 51°24′N 19°41′E / 51.400°N 19.683°E / 51.400; 19.683Coordinates: 51°24′N 19°41′E / 51.400°N 19.683°E / 51.400; 19.683
Country Poland
SeatPiotrków Trybunalski
 • Total1,429.12 km2 (551.79 sq mi)
 • Total90,227
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 1,429.12 square kilometres (551.8 sq mi). In 2006, its total population was 90,227, made up of 6,387 in Sulejów and a rural population of 83,840.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Apart from the city of Piotrków Trybunalski, Piotrków County is also bordered by Łódź East County to the north, Tomaszów Mazowiecki County and Opoczno County to the east, Radomsko County to the south, Bełchatów County to the west, and Pabianice County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 11 gminas (two urban-rural and nine rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Sulejów urban-rural 189.5 15,581 Sulejów
Gmina Moszczenica rural 111.6 12,766 Moszczenica
Gmina Rozprza rural 162.5 12,039 Rozprza
Gmina Wola Krzysztoporska rural 170.4 11,575 Wola Krzysztoporska
Gmina Gorzkowice rural 102.3 8,631 Gorzkowice
Gmina Wolbórz urban-rural 151.2 7,646 Wolbórz
Gmina Grabica rural 127.2 6,087 Grabica
Gmina Aleksandrów rural 144.0 4,514 Aleksandrów
Gmina Czarnocin rural 72.7 4,073 Czarnocin
Gmina Łęki Szlacheckie rural 108.4 3,686 Łęki Szlacheckie
Gmina Ręczno rural 89.2 3,629 Ręczno