Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Rawa Mazowiecka): 51°46′N 20°15′E / 51.767°N 20.250°ECoordinates: 51°46′N 20°15′E / 51.767°N 20.250°E|
|• Total||646.6 km2 (249.7 sq mi)|
|• Density||76/km2 (200/sq mi)|
Rawa County (Polish: powiat rawski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Łódź Voivodeship, 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 largest town is Rawa Mazowiecka, which lies 54 kilometres (34 mi) east of the regional capital Łódź. The only other town in the county is Biała Rawska, lying 17 km (11 mi) east of Rawa Mazowiecka.
The county covers an area of 646.6 square kilometres (249.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 49,443, out of which the population of Rawa Mazowiecka is 17,643, that of Biała Rawska is 3,182, and the rural population is 28,618.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and four rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Biała Rawska||urban-rural||208.4||11,546||Biała Rawska|
|Gmina Rawa Mazowiecka||rural||164.0||8,573||Rawa Mazowiecka *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|