Lublin County


Lublin County

Infobox Settlement
name = Lublin County
native_name = Powiat lubelski
settlement_type =



image_shield = POL powiat lubelski COA.svg


map_caption = Location within the voivodeship
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Lublin
area_total_km2 = 1679.42
population_total = 140562
population_as_of = 2006
population_density_km2 = auto
population_urban = 12339
population_blank1_title = Rural
population_blank1 = 128223
coor_type = Lublin
latd = 51
latm = 14
lats = 53
latNS = N
longd = 22
longm = 34
longs = 13
longEW = E
seat = Lublin
parts_type = Gminas
parts = Total 16
p1 = Gmina Bełżyce
p2 = Gmina Borzechów
p3 = Gmina Bychawa
p4 = Gmina Garbów
p5 = Gmina Głusk
p6 = Gmina Jabłonna
p7 = Gmina Jastków
p8 = Gmina Konopnica
p9 = Gmina Krzczonów
p10 = Gmina Niedrzwica Duża
p11 = Gmina Niemce
p12 = Gmina Strzyżewice
p13 = Gmina Wojciechów
p14 = Gmina Wólka
p15 = Gmina Wysokie
p16 = Gmina Zakrzew
blank_name = Car plates
blank_info = LUB
website = http://www.powiat.lublin.pl
__NOTOC__Lublin County ( _pl. powiat lubelski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was created on January 1, 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. Its administrative seat is the city of Lublin, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only towns in Lublin County are Bełżyce, which lies convert|23|km|mi|0|abbr=on west of Lublin, and Bychawa, convert|26|km|mi|0|abbr=on south of Lublin.

The county covers an area of convert|1679.42|km2|sqmi|1. As of 2006 its total population is 140,562, out of which the population of Bełżyce is 7,054, that of Bychawa is 5,285, and the rural population is 128,223.

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Lublin, Lublin County is also bordered by Lubartów County to the north, Łęczna County, Świdnik County and Krasnystaw County to the east, Biłgoraj County and Janów Lubelski County to the south, Kraśnik County to the south-west, and Opole Lubelskie County and Puławy County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 16 gminas (two urban-rural and 14 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

References

* [http://www.stat.gov.pl/gus/45_655_PLK_HTML.htm Polish official population figures 2006]


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