Zamość County

Zamość County

Infobox Settlement
name = Zamość County
native_name = Powiat zamojski
settlement_type =

image_shield = POL powiat zamojski COA.svg

map_caption = Location within the voivodeship
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Lublin
area_total_km2 = 1872.27
population_total = 110225
population_as_of = 2006
population_density_km2 = auto
population_urban = 11690
population_blank1_title = Rural
population_blank1 = 98535
coor_type = Zamość
latd = 50
latm = 43
lats = 14
latNS = N
longd = 23
longm = 15
longs = 31
longEW = E
seat = Zamość
parts_type = Gminas
parts = Total 15
p1 = Gmina Adamów
p2 = Gmina Grabowiec
p3 = Gmina Komarów-Osada
p4 = Gmina Krasnobród
p5 = Gmina Łabunie
p6 = Gmina Miączyn
p7 = Gmina Nielisz
p8 = Gmina Radecznica
p9 = Gmina Sitno
p10 = Gmina Skierbieszów
p11 = Gmina Stary Zamość
p12 = Gmina Sułów
p13 = Gmina Szczebrzeszyn
p14 = Gmina Zamość
p15 = Gmina Zwierzyniec
blank_name = Car plates
blank_info = LZA
website =
__NOTOC__Zamość County ( _pl. powiat zamojski) 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 Zamość, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The county contains three towns: Szczebrzeszyn, which lies convert|21|km|mi|0|abbr=on west of Zamość, Zwierzyniec, which lies convert|24|km|mi|0|abbr=on south-west of Zamość, and Krasnobród, convert|22|km|mi|0|abbr=on south of Zamość.

The county covers an area of convert|1872.27|km2|sqmi|1. As of 2006 its total population is 110,225, out of which the population of Szczebrzeszyn is 5,299, that of Zwierzyniec is 3,344, that of Krasnobród is 3,047, and the rural population is 98,535.

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Zamość, Zamość County is also bordered by Krasnystaw County and Chełm County to the north, Hrubieszów County to the east, Tomaszów Lubelski County to the south, and Biłgoraj County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 15 gminas (three urban-rural and 12 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.


* [ Polish official population figures 2006]

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