Lipsko County

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Lipsko County

Powiat lipski
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Flag
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Coat of arms
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Location within the voivodeship
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Division into gminas
Coordinates(Lipsko): 51°9′24″N21°39′27″E / 51.15667°N 21.65750°E / 51.15667; 21.65750 Coordinates: 51°9′24″N21°39′27″E / 51.15667°N 21.65750°E / 51.15667; 21.65750
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Lipsko
Gminas
Area
  Total747.58 km2 (288.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
  Total36,669
  Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
   Urban
5,826
  Rural
30,843
Car plates WLI
Website http://www.powiatlipsko.pl/

Lipsko County (Polish : powiat lipski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Lipsko, which lies 127 kilometres (79 mi) south of Warsaw.

Polish language West Slavic language spoken in Poland

Polish is a West Slavic language of the Lechitic group. It is spoken primarily in Poland and serves as the native language of the Poles. In addition to being an official language of Poland, it is also used by Polish minorities in other countries. There are over 50 million Polish-language speakers around the world and it is one of the official languages of the European Union.

Powiat administrative division of Poland

A powiat is the second-level unit of local government and administration in Poland, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture in other countries. The term "powiat" is most often translated into English as "county" or "district".

Masovian Voivodeship Voivodeship in Poland

Mazovian Voivodeship or Mazovia Province is the largest and most populous of the 16 Polish provinces, or voivodeships, created in 1999. It occupies 35,579 square kilometres (13,737 sq mi) of east-central Poland, and has 5,324,500 inhabitants. Its principal cities are Warsaw in the centre of the Warsaw metropolitan area, Radom (226,000) in the south, Płock (127,000) in the west, Siedlce (77,000) in the east, and Ostrołęka (55,000) in the north. The capital of the voivodeship is the national capital, Warsaw.

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The county covers an area of 747.58 square kilometres (288.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 36,669, out of which the population of Lipsko is 5,826 and the rural population is 30,843.

Neighbouring provinces

Lipsko County is bordered by Zwoleń County to the north, Opole Lubelskie County to the east, Opatów County to the south, Ostrowiec County to the south-west, Starachowice County to the west and Radom County to the north-west.

Zwoleń County County in Masovian, Poland

Zwoleń County is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Zwoleń, which lies 104 kilometres (65 mi) south-east of Warsaw.

Opole Lubelskie County County in Lublin, Poland

Opole Lubelskie County is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the town of Opole Lubelskie, which lies 44 kilometres (27 mi) west of the regional capital Lublin. The only other town in the county is Poniatowa, lying 8 km (5 mi) north-east of Opole Lubelskie.

Opatów County County in Świętokrzyskie, Poland

Opatów County is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, south-central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Opatów, which lies 58 kilometres (36 mi) east of the regional capital Kielce. The only other town in the county is Ożarów, lying 20 km (12 mi) north-east of Opatów.

Administrative division

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

Gmina administrative division of Poland

The gmina is the principal unit of the administrative division of Poland, similar to a municipality. As of 2010 there were 2,478 gminy throughout the country.

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Lipsko urban-rural135.211,538 Lipsko
Gmina Sienno rural147.26,377 Sienno
Gmina Ciepielów rural135.35,789 Ciepielów
Gmina Solec nad Wisłą rural137.45,633 Solec nad Wisłą
Gmina Rzeczniów rural103.74,731 Rzeczniów
Gmina Chotcza rural88.82,601 Chotcza

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