Skierniewice County

Skierniewice County
Powiat skierniewicki

Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Skierniewice): 51°57′10″N 20°8′30″E / 51.95278°N 20.14167°E / 51.95278; 20.14167Coordinates: 51°57′10″N 20°8′30″E / 51.95278°N 20.14167°E / 51.95278; 20.14167
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
Seat Skierniewice
  Total 756.12 km2 (291.94 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 37,779
  Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Car plates ESK

Skierniewice County (Polish: powiat skierniewicki) 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 is the city of Skierniewice, 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 756.12 square kilometres (291.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 37,779.

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Skierniewice, Skierniewice County is also bordered by Sochaczew County to the north, Żyrardów County to the east, Rawa County and Tomaszów Mazowiecki County to the south, Brzeziny County to the west, and Łowicz County to the north-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Skierniewice rural 131.7 6,736 Skierniewice *
Gmina Głuchów rural 111.3 6,001 Głuchów
Gmina Maków rural 83.0 5,996 Maków
Gmina Bolimów rural 112.2 4,026 Bolimów
Gmina Lipce Reymontowskie rural 42.7 3,323 Lipce Reymontowskie
Gmina Nowy Kawęczyn rural 104.4 3,295 Nowy Kawęczyn
Gmina Kowiesy rural 85.6 3,035 Kowiesy
Gmina Godzianów rural 44.1 2,709 Godzianów
Gmina Słupia rural 41.2 2,658 Słupia
* seat not part of the gmina


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