Myślenice County

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Myślenice County

Powiat myślenicki
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Myślenice): 49°50′N19°56′E / 49.833°N 19.933°E / 49.833; 19.933 Coordinates: 49°50′N19°56′E / 49.833°N 19.933°E / 49.833; 19.933
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
Seat Myślenice
Gminas
Area
  Total673.3 km2 (260.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
  Total116,793
  Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
   Urban
30,403
  Rural
86,390
Car plates KMY
Website http://www.powiat-myslenice.pl

Myślenice County (Polish : powiat myślenicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, southern 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 Myślenice, which lies 26 kilometres (16 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków. The county also contains the towns of Sułkowice, lying 10 km (6 mi) west of Myślenice, and Dobczyce, 15 km (9 mi) north-east of Myślenice.

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The county covers an area of 673.3 square kilometres (260.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 116,793, out of which the population of Myślenice is 18,070, that of Sułkowice is 6,305, that of Dobczyce is 6,028, and the rural population is 86,390.

Neighbouring counties

Myślenice County is bordered by Kraków County and Wieliczka County to the north, Bochnia County and Limanowa County to the east, Nowy Targ County to the south, and Sucha County and Wadowice County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Myślenice urban-rural153.740,783 Myślenice
Gmina Dobczyce urban-rural66.613,941 Dobczyce
Gmina Sułkowice urban-rural60.513,784 Sułkowice
Gmina Pcim rural88.610,327 Pcim
Gmina Lubień rural75.09,294 Lubień
Gmina Tokarnia rural68.98,072 Tokarnia
Gmina Siepraw rural31.97,809 Siepraw
Gmina Wiśniowa rural67.16,833 Wiśniowa
Gmina Raciechowice rural61.05,950 Raciechowice

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Gmina Dobczyce is an urban-rural gmina in Myślenice County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Dobczyce, which lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) north-east of Myślenice and 22 km (14 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.

Gmina Raciechowice is a rural gmina in Myślenice County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Raciechowice, which lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Myślenice and 28 km (17 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.

Gmina Siepraw is a rural gmina in Myślenice County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Siepraw, which lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) north of Myślenice and 17 km (11 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.

Gmina Sułkowice is an urban-rural gmina in Myślenice County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Sułkowice, which lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Myślenice and 27 km (17 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.

Gmina Wiśniowa is a rural gmina in Myślenice County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Wiśniowa, which lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) south-east of Myślenice and 33 km (21 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.

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