Kolbuszowa County

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Kolbuszowa County
Powiat kolbuszowski
Kolbuszowa County Governor's Office
Kolbuszowa County Governor's Office
Flag of Kolbuszowa County
Coat of arms of Kolbuszowa County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Kolbuszowa): 50°15′N 21°46′E / 50.250°N 21.767°E / 50.250; 21.767Coordinates: 50°15′N 21°46′E / 50.250°N 21.767°E / 50.250; 21.767
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
SeatKolbuszowa
Gminas
Area
 • Total773.93 km2 (298.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total62,389
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban
9,075
 • Rural
53,314
Car platesRKL
Websitehttp://www.powiat.kolbuszowski.pl/

Kolbuszowa County (Polish: powiat kolbuszowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern 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 Kolbuszowa, which lies 30 kilometres (19 mi) north-west of the regional capital Rzeszów.

The county covers an area of 773.93 square kilometres (298.8 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 62,389, out of which the population of Kolbuszowa is 9,075, and the rural population is 53,314.[1]

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Kolbuszowa County is bordered by Tarnobrzeg County and Stalowa Wola County to the north, Nisko County to the north-east, Rzeszów County to the south-east, Ropczyce-Sędziszów County to the south, and Mielec County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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 Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Kolbuszowa urban-rural 170.6 24,795 Kolbuszowa
Gmina Majdan Królewski rural 155.8 9,865 Majdan Królewski
Gmina Cmolas rural 134.1 8,124 Cmolas
Gmina Raniżów rural 96.8 7,047 Raniżów
Gmina Dzikowiec rural 121.7 6,490 Dzikowiec
Gmina Niwiska rural 95.2 6,068 Niwiska

References[edit]

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