Iława County

Iława County
Powiat iławski


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship

Division into gminas
Coordinates (Iława): 53°35′47″N 19°33′56″E / 53.59639°N 19.56556°E / 53.59639; 19.56556Coordinates: 53°35′47″N 19°33′56″E / 53.59639°N 19.56556°E / 53.59639; 19.56556
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
Seat Iława
  Total 1,385 km2 (535 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 89,960
  Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
  Urban 51,624
  Rural 38,336
Car plates NIL
Website http://www.powiat-ilawski.pl

Iława County (Polish: powiat iławski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, northern 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 largest town is Iława, which lies 65 kilometres (40 mi) west of the regional capital Olsztyn. The county contains four other towns: Lubawa, 34 km (21 mi) south of Iława, Susz, 21 km (13 mi) north-west of Iława, Kisielice, 21 km (13 mi) west of Iława, and Zalewo, 28 km (17 mi) north of Iława.

The county covers an area of 1,385 square kilometres (534.8 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 89,960, out of which the population of Iława is 32,326, that of Lubawa is 9,328, that of Susz is 5,610, that of Kisielice is 2,208, that of Zalewo is 2,152, and the rural population is 38,336.

Neighbouring counties

Iława County is bordered by Ostróda County to the east, Działdowo County to the south-east, Nowe Miasto County to the south, Grudziądz County and Kwidzyn County to the west, and Sztum County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Iława urban 21.9 32,326  
Gmina Susz urban-rural 259.0 12,825 Susz
Gmina Iława rural 423.6 11,828 Iława *
Gmina Lubawa rural 236.6 10,435 Lubawa *
Lubawa urban 16.8 9,328  
Gmina Zalewo urban-rural 254.3 6,986 Zalewo
Gmina Kisielice urban-rural 172.8 6,232 Kisielice
* seat not part of the gmina


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