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Ropczyce-Sędziszów County

Ropczyce-Sędziszów County (Polish: powiat ropczycko-sędziszowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern 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 Ropczyce, which lies 28 kilometres (17 mi) west of the regional capital Rzeszów. The only other town in the county is Sędziszów Małopolski, lying 6 km (4 mi) east of Ropczyce.

Ropczyce-Sędziszów County

Powiat ropczycko-sędziszowski
Flag of Ropczyce-Sędziszów County
Coat of arms of Ropczyce-Sędziszów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Ropczyce): 50°5′10″N 21°38′0″E / 50.08611°N 21.63333°E / 50.08611; 21.63333Coordinates: 50°5′10″N 21°38′0″E / 50.08611°N 21.63333°E / 50.08611; 21.63333
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
 • Total548.89 km2 (211.93 sq mi)
 • Total71,220
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 548.89 square kilometres (211.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 71,220, out of which the population of Ropczyce is 15,045, that of Sędziszów Małopolski is 7,121, and the rural population is 49,054.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Ropczyce-Sędziszów County is bordered by Mielec County and Kolbuszowa County to the north, Rzeszów County to the east, Strzyżów County to the south, and Dębica County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Ropczyce urban-rural 139.0 26,008 Ropczyce
Gmina Sędziszów Małopolski urban-rural 154.3 22,670 Sędziszów Małopolski
Gmina Wielopole Skrzyńskie rural 93.4 8,380 Wielopole Skrzyńskie
Gmina Iwierzyce rural 65.6 7,354 Iwierzyce
Gmina Ostrów rural 96.6 6,808 Ostrów