Tomaszów County, Lublin Voivodeship

Tomaszów County (Polish: powiat tomaszowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Tomaszów Lubelski, which lies 107 kilometres (66 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin. The only other towns in the county are Tyszowce, lying 28 km (17 mi) north-east of Tomaszów, and Łaszczów, lying 25 km (16 mi) east of Tomaszów.

Tomaszów County
Powiat tomaszowski
Coat of arms of Tomaszów County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Tomaszów Lubelski): 50°27′N 23°25′E / 50.450°N 23.417°E / 50.450; 23.417Coordinates: 50°27′N 23°25′E / 50.450°N 23.417°E / 50.450; 23.417
Country Poland
SeatTomaszów Lubelski
 • Total1,487.1 km2 (574.2 sq mi)
 • Total80,701
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesLTM

The county covers an area of 1,487.1 square kilometres (574.2 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population was 80,701, including a population of 19,050 in Tomaszów Lubelski, 2,112 in Tyszowce, 2,139 in Łaszczów, and a rural population of 57,400.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Tomaszów County is bordered by Lubaczów County to the south-west, Biłgoraj County to the west, Zamość County to the north and Hrubieszów County to the north-east. It also borders Ukraine to the south-east.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and 10 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Tomaszów Lubelski urban 13.3 19,050  
Gmina Tomaszów Lubelski rural 170.8 11,431 Tomaszów Lubelski *
Gmina Susiec rural 190.5 7,458 Susiec
Gmina Łaszczów urban-rural 128.2 6,010 Łaszczów
Gmina Tyszowce urban-rural 129.5 5,548 Tyszowce
Gmina Rachanie rural 94.1 5,099 Rachanie
Gmina Ulhówek rural 146.6 4,580 Ulhówek
Gmina Telatyn rural 109.7 3,950 Telatyn
Gmina Tarnawatka rural 82.7 3,922 Tarnawatka
Gmina Lubycza Królewska rural 208.9 3,732 Lubycza Królewska
Gmina Jarczów rural 107.5 3,391 Jarczów
Gmina Bełżec rural 33.5 3,301 Bełżec
Gmina Krynice rural 73.6 3,229 Krynice
* seat not part of the gmina

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". Retrieved 2020-09-14.