Krosno County

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Krosno County

Powiat krośnieński
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Flag
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Coat of arms
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Krosno): 49°41′N21°45′E / 49.683°N 21.750°E / 49.683; 21.750 Coordinates: 49°41′N21°45′E / 49.683°N 21.750°E / 49.683; 21.750
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship POL wojewodztwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
Seat Krosno
Gminas
Area
  Total923.79 km2 (356.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total112,301
  Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
   Urban
13,409
  Rural
98,892
Car plates RKR
Website http://www.powiat.krosno.pl/

Krosno County (Polish : powiat krośnieński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland, on the Slovak border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the city of Krosno, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The county contains four towns: Jedlicze, 9 km (6 mi) north-west of Krosno, Rymanów, 17 km (11 mi) south-east of Krosno, Dukla, 14 km (9 mi) south of Krosno, and Iwonicz-Zdrój, 13 km (8 mi) south of Krosno.

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The county covers an area of 923.79 square kilometres (356.7 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 112,301, out of which the population of Jedlicze is 5,736, that of Rymanów is 3,825, that of Dukla is 2,061, that of Iwonicz-Zdrój is 1,787, and the rural population is 98,892. [1]

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Krosno, Krosno County is bordered by Jasło County to the west, Strzyżów County to the north, and Brzozów County and Sanok County to the east. It also borders Slovakia to the south.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into ten gminas (four urban-rural and six rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population. (There were previously only nine gminas; Gmina Jaśliska was separated from Gmina Dukla as of January 1, 2010.)

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Rymanów urban-rural165.815,915 Rymanów
Gmina Jedlicze urban-rural58.215,422 Jedlicze
Gmina Dukla urban-rural233.514,610 Dukla
Gmina Miejsce Piastowe rural51.513,666 Miejsce Piastowe
Gmina Chorkówka rural77.813,458 Chorkówka
Gmina Korczyna rural92.411,192 Korczyna
Gmina Iwonicz-Zdrój urban-rural45.510,877 Iwonicz-Zdrój
Gmina Wojaszówka rural83.49,313 Wojaszówka
Gmina Krościenko Wyżne rural16.35,641 Krościenko Wyżne
Gmina Jaśliska rural892,207 Jaśliska

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