Brzozów County

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Brzozów County
Powiat brzozowski
Flag of Brzozów County
Coat of arms of Brzozów County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Brzozów): 49°41′43″N 22°1′10″E / 49.69528°N 22.01944°E / 49.69528; 22.01944Coordinates: 49°41′43″N 22°1′10″E / 49.69528°N 22.01944°E / 49.69528; 22.01944
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
SeatBrzozów
Gminas
Area
 • Total540.39 km2 (208.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total65,652
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Urban
7,463
 • Rural
58,189
Car platesRBR
Websitehttp://www.powiatbrzozow.pl/

Brzozów County (Polish: powiat brzozowski) 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 Brzozów, which lies 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of the regional capital Rzeszów.

The county covers an area of 540.39 square kilometres (208.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 65,652, out of which the population of Brzozów is 7,463, and the rural population is 58,189.[1]

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Brzozów County is bordered by Rzeszów County to the north, Przemyśl County to the east, Sanok County to the south-east, Krosno County to the west and Strzyżów County to the north-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 Brzozów urban-rural 103.2 26,653 Brzozów
Gmina Haczów rural 71.3 9,114 Haczów
Gmina Nozdrzec rural 121.6 8,047 Nozdrzec
Gmina Dydnia rural 130.0 7,910 Dydnia
Gmina Jasienica Rosielna rural 57.6 7,828 Jasienica Rosielna
Gmina Domaradz rural 56.7 6,100 Domaradz

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.