Włodawa County

Włodawa County (Polish: powiat włodawski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine and Belarus. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Włodawa, which lies 76 kilometres (47 mi) north-east of the regional capital Lublin.

Włodawa County

Powiat włodawski
Flag of Włodawa County
Coat of arms of Włodawa County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Włodawa): 51°33′N 23°33′E / 51.550°N 23.550°E / 51.550; 23.550Coordinates: 51°33′N 23°33′E / 51.550°N 23.550°E / 51.550; 23.550
Country Poland
 • Total1,256.27 km2 (485.05 sq mi)
 • Total38,524
 • Density31/km2 (79/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesLWL

The county covers an area of 1,256.27 square kilometres (485.0 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 38,524, including a population of 13,167 in Włodawa and a rural population of 25,357.[1]

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Włodawa County is bordered by Chełm County to the south, Łęczna County and Parczew County to the west, and Biała Podlaska County to the north. It also borders Ukraine and Belarus to the east.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Włodawa urban 18.0 13,167  
Gmina Włodawa rural 243.8 6,074 Włodawa *
Gmina Urszulin rural 171.6 4,156 Urszulin
Gmina Wola Uhruska rural 150.9 3,860 Wola Uhruska
Gmina Hańsk rural 179.4 3,732 Hańsk
Gmina Hanna rural 139.0 2,868 Hanna
Gmina Wyryki rural 219.5 2,562 Wyryki
Gmina Stary Brus rural 133.4 2,105 Stary Brus
* seat not part of the gmina


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