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Przemyśl County

Przemyśl County
Powiat przemyski
County
Flag of Przemyśl County
Flag
Coat of arms of Przemyśl County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Przemyśl):
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Subcarpathian
Seat Przemyśl
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,213.73 km2 (468.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 70,882
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Car plates RPR
Website http://www.powiat.przemysl.pl

Przemyśl County (Polish: powiat przemyski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. 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 Przemyśl, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county); there are no towns within the county.

The county covers an area of 1,213.73 square kilometres (468.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 70,882.

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Przemyśl, Przemyśl County is also bordered by Bieszczady County to the south, Lesko County to the south-west, Sanok County, Brzozów County and Rzeszów County to the west, and Przeworsk County and Jarosław County to the north. It also borders Ukraine to the east.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas. These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Żurawica rural 95.4 12,224 Żurawica
Gmina Dubiecko rural 154.3 9,590 Dubiecko
Gmina Przemyśl rural 108.4 9,008 Przemyśl *
Gmina Orły rural 70.1 8,351 Orły
Gmina Bircza rural 254.5 6,602 Bircza
Gmina Medyka rural 60.7 5,906 Medyka
Gmina Fredropol rural 159.7 5,400 Fredropol
Gmina Krzywcza rural 94.5 5,048 Krzywcza
Gmina Krasiczyn rural 127.2 4,794 Krasiczyn
Gmina Stubno rural 89.1 3,959 Stubno
* seat not part of the gmina

References

  • Polish official population figures 2006

Rural landscape picture

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