Zwoleń County

Zwoleń County
Powiat zwoleński


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship

Division into gminas
Coordinates (Zwoleń): 51°21′25″N 21°35′2″E / 51.35694°N 21.58389°E / 51.35694; 21.58389Coordinates: 51°21′25″N 21°35′2″E / 51.35694°N 21.58389°E / 51.35694; 21.58389
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
Seat Zwoleń
  Total 571.24 km2 (220.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 37,183
  Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
  Urban 8,176
  Rural 29,007
Car plates WZW

Zwoleń County (Polish: powiat zwoleński) 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.

The county covers an area of 571.24 square kilometres (220.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 37,183, out of which the population of Zwoleń is 8,176 and the rural population is 29,007.

Neighbouring counties

Zwoleń County is bordered by Kozienice County to the north, Puławy County to the east, Opole Lubelskie County to the south-east, Lipsko County to the south and Radom County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Zwoleń urban-rural 161.1 15,233 Zwoleń
Gmina Przyłęk rural 130.9 6,479 Przyłęk
Gmina Policzna rural 112.4 5,895 Policzna
Gmina Tczów rural 72.1 4,877 Tczów
Gmina Kazanów rural 94.8 4,699 Kazanów


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