Dąbrowa County

Dąbrowa County
Powiat dąbrowski


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship

Division into gminas
Coordinates (Dąbrowa Tarnowska): 50°10′N 20°59′E / 50.167°N 20.983°E / 50.167; 20.983Coordinates: 50°10′N 20°59′E / 50.167°N 20.983°E / 50.167; 20.983
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
Seat Dąbrowa Tarnowska
  Total 530.0 km2 (204.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 58,572
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
  Urban 15,328
  Rural 43,244
Car plates KDA
Website http://www.powiatdabrowski.pl

Dąbrowa County (Polish: powiat dąbrowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, southern Poland. It was created on 1 January 1999 as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the town of Dąbrowa Tarnowska, which lies 76 kilometres (47 mi) east of the regional capital Kraków. Its only other town is Szczucin, lying 16 km (9.9 mi) north of Dąbrowa Tarnowska.

The county covers an area of 530.0 square kilometres (204.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 58,572, out of which the population of Dąbrowa Tarnowska is 11,259, that of Szczucin is 4,069, and the rural population is 43,244.

Neighbouring counties

Dąbrowa County is bordered by Busko County and Staszów County to the north, Mielec County and Dębica County to the east, Tarnów County to the south, and Kazimierza County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Dąbrowa Tarnowska urban-rural 113.4 20,180 Dąbrowa Tarnowska
Gmina Szczucin urban-rural 119.8 13,369 Szczucin
Gmina Olesno rural 77.8 7,633 Olesno
Gmina Radgoszcz rural 88.3 7,315 Radgoszcz
Gmina Mędrzechów rural 43.7 3,608 Mędrzechów
Gmina Gręboszów rural 48.6 3,599 Gręboszów
Gmina Bolesław rural 35.4 2,868 Bolesław


See also

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