Tomaszów County, Łódź Voivodeship

Tomaszów County (Polish: powiat tomaszowski) is a county 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 and only town is Tomaszów Mazowiecki, which lies 49 kilometres (30 mi) south-east of the regional capital Łódź.

Tomaszów County
Powiat tomaszowski
Flag of Tomaszów County
Coat of arms of Tomaszów County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Tomaszów Mazowiecki): 51°31′N 20°1′E / 51.517°N 20.017°E / 51.517; 20.017Coordinates: 51°31′N 20°1′E / 51.517°N 20.017°E / 51.517; 20.017
Country Poland
SeatTomaszów Mazowiecki
 • Total1,025.7 km2 (396.0 sq mi)
 • Total120,973
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 1,025.7 square kilometres (396.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 120,973, out of which the population of Tomaszów Mazowiecki is 66,705 and the rural population is 54,268.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Tomaszów County is bordered by Brzeziny County, Skierniewice County and Rawa County to the north, Grójec County and Przysucha County to the east, Opoczno County to the south-east, Piotrków County to the west, and Łódź East County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 11 gminas (one urban and 10 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Tomaszów Mazowiecki urban 41.3 66,705  
Gmina Tomaszów Mazowiecki rural 151.3 9,826 Tomaszów Mazowiecki *
Gmina Ujazd rural 97.0 7,747 Ujazd
Gmina Lubochnia rural 131.6 7,600 Lubochnia
Gmina Rokiciny rural 90.5 5,925 Rokiciny
Gmina Czerniewice rural 127.7 5,113 Czerniewice
Gmina Rzeczyca rural 108.3 4,971 Rzeczyca
Gmina Inowłódz rural 98.0 3,879 Inowłódz
Gmina Będków rural 57.9 3,520 Będków
Gmina Żelechlinek rural 92.0 3,470 Żelechlinek
Gmina Budziszewice rural 30.1 2,217 Budziszewice
* seat not part of the gmina