Tomaszów Mazowiecki County
|Tomaszów Mazowiecki County|
Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Tomaszów Mazowiecki): 51°31′N 20°1′E / 51.517°N 20.017°ECoordinates: 51°31′N 20°1′E / 51.517°N 20.017°E|
|• Total||1,025.7 km2 (396.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
Tomaszów Mazowiecki County (Polish: powiat tomaszowski) 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 only town is Tomaszów Mazowiecki, which lies 49 kilometres (30 mi) south-east of the regional capital Łódź.
The county covers an area of 1,025.7 square kilometres (396.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 120,973, out of which the population of Tomaszów Mazowiecki is 66,705 and the rural population is 54,268.
Tomaszów Mazowiecki County is bordered by Brzeziny County, Skierniewice County and Rawa County to the north, Grójec County and Przysucha County to the east, Opoczno County to the south-east, Piotrków County to the west, and Łódź East County to the north-west.
The county is subdivided into 11 gminas (one urban and 10 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Tomaszów Mazowiecki||rural||151.3||9,826||Tomaszów Mazowiecki *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|
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