Suwałki County (Polish: powiat suwalski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Podlaskie Voivodeship, north-eastern Poland, on the Lithuanian border. 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 Suwałki, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county); there are no towns within the county.
|• Total||1,307.31 km2 (504.76 sq mi)|
|• Density||27/km2 (71/sq mi)|
Neighbouring counties edit
Apart from the city of Suwałki, Suwałki County is also bordered by Sejny County to the east, Augustów County to the south, Ełk County to the south-west, and Olecko County and Gołdap County to the west. It also borders Lithuania to the north.
Administrative division edit
The county is subdivided into nine gminas. These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Suwałki||rural||264.8||7,706||Suwałki *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|
- 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.