Siedlce County

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Siedlce County

Powiat siedlecki
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Coat of arms
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Location within the voivodeship
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Division into gminas
Coordinates(Siedlce): 52°9′54″N22°16′17″E / 52.16500°N 22.27139°E / 52.16500; 22.27139 Coordinates: 52°9′54″N22°16′17″E / 52.16500°N 22.27139°E / 52.16500; 22.27139
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Siedlce
Gminas
Area
  Total1,603.22 km2 (619.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total81,265
  Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
   Urban
1,788
  Rural
79,477
Car plates WSI
Website http://www.powiatsiedlecki.pl/

Siedlce County (Polish : powiat siedlecki) 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 is the city of Siedlce, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only town in Siedlce County is Mordy, which lies 18 km (11 mi) east of Siedlce.

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The county covers an area of 1,603.22 square kilometres (619.0 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 81,265, out of which the population of Mordy is 1,788 and the rural population is 79,477. [1]

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Siedlce, Siedlce County is also bordered by Węgrów County and Sokołów County to the north, Siemiatycze County to the north-east, Łosice County and Biała Podlaska County to the east, Łuków County to the south, Garwolin County to the south-west, and Mińsk County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban-rural and 12 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

GminaTypeArea
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Siedlce rural141.518,261 Siedlce *
Gmina Zbuczyn rural210.810,052 Zbuczyn
Gmina Kotuń rural149.98,510 Kotuń
Gmina Skórzec rural118.97,836 Skórzec
Gmina Mordy urban-rural170.25,814 Mordy
Gmina Wiśniew rural125.95,755 Wiśniew
Gmina Mokobody rural119.25,004 Mokobody
Gmina Wodynie rural115.74,761 Wodynie
Gmina Suchożebry rural100.74,690 Suchożebry
Gmina Przesmyki rural117.13,163 Przesmyki
Gmina Domanice rural46.92,621 Domanice
Gmina Korczew rural105.12,594 Korczew
Gmina Paprotnia rural81.42,565 Paprotnia
* seat not part of the gmina

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References

  1. GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.