Kraśnik County


Kraśnik County

Infobox Settlement
name = Kraśnik County
native_name = Powiat kraśnicki
settlement_type =



image_shield = POL powiat kraśnicki COA.svg


map_caption = Location within the voivodeship
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Lublin
area_total_km2 = 1005.34
population_total = 99770
population_as_of = 2006
population_density_km2 = auto
population_urban = 38762
population_blank1_title = Rural
population_blank1 = 61008
coor_type = Kraśnik
latd = 50
latm = 55
lats =
latNS = N
longd = 22
longm = 13
longs =
longEW = E
seat = Kraśnik
parts_type = Gminas
parts = Total 10 (incl. 1 urban)
p1 = Kraśnik
p2 = Gmina Annopol
p3 = Gmina Dzierzkowice
p4 = Gmina Gościeradów
p5 = Gmina Kraśnik
p6 = Gmina Szastarka
p7 = Gmina Trzydnik Duży
p8 = Gmina Urzędów
p9 = Gmina Wilkołaz
p10 = Gmina Zakrzówek
blank_name = Car plates
blank_info = LKR
website = http://www.powiatkrasnicki.pl
__NOTOC__Kraśnik County ( _pl. powiat kraśnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was created on January 1, 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Kraśnik, which lies convert|45|km|mi|0 south-west of the regional capital Lublin. The only other town in the county is Annopol, lying convert|25|km|mi|0|abbr=on west of Kraśnik.

The county covers an area of convert|1005.34|km2|sqmi|1. As of 2006 its total population is 99,770, out of which the population of Kraśnik is 36,072, that of Annopol is 2,690, and the rural population is 61,008.

Neighbouring counties

Kraśnik County is bordered by Lublin County to the north-east, Janów Lubelski County and Stalowa Wola County to the south, Sandomierz County to the south-west, Opatów County to the west, and Opole Lubelskie County to the north-west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

External links

* [http://www.powiatkrasnicki.pl/ Official Kraśnik County website]
* [http://www.rootsweb.com/~pollubel/powkrak.html Kraśnik County information in English]
* [http://www.lkr.pl/ Kraśnik Internet Forum LKR.pl]

References

* [http://www.stat.gov.pl/gus/45_655_PLK_HTML.htm Polish official population figures 2006]


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