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Tomaszów Lubelski County

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Tomaszów Lubelski County

Tomaszów Lubelski County
Powiat tomaszowski
Coat of arms of Tomaszów Lubelski County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Tomaszów Lubelski):
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
Seat Tomaszów Lubelski
 • Total

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Population (2006)
 • Total 88,343
 • Density

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 • Urban 22,360
 • Rural 65,983
Car plates LTM

Tomaszów Lubelski County (Polish: powiat tomaszowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. 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 Tomaszów Lubelski, which lies 107 kilometres (66 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin. The only other towns in the county are Tyszowce, lying 28 km (17 mi) north-east of Tomaszów, and Łaszczów, lying 25 km (16 mi) east of Tomaszów.

The county covers an area of 1,487.1 square kilometres (574.2 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population was 88,343, out of which the population of Tomaszów Lubelski was 20,118, that of Tyszowce was 2,242, and the rural population was 65,983 (including approximately 2,300 for the population of Łaszczów, which became a town in 2010).

Neighbouring counties

Tomaszów Lubelski County is bordered by Lubaczów County to the south-west, Biłgoraj County to the west, Zamość County to the north and Hrubieszów County to the north-east. It also borders Ukraine to the south-east.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and 10 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Tomaszów Lubelski urban 13.3 20,118  
Gmina Tomaszów Lubelski rural 170.8 10,886 Tomaszów Lubelski *
Gmina Susiec rural 190.5 7,822 Susiec
Gmina Lubycza Królewska rural 208.9 7,115 Lubycza Królewska
Gmina Łaszczów urban-rural 128.2 6,503 Łaszczów
Gmina Tyszowce urban-rural 129.5 6,258 Tyszowce
Gmina Rachanie rural 94.1 5,676 Rachanie
Gmina Ulhówek rural 146.6 5,203 Ulhówek
Gmina Telatyn rural 109.7 4,461 Telatyn
Gmina Tarnawatka rural 82.7 4,050 Tarnawatka
Gmina Krynice rural 73.6 3,634 Krynice
Gmina Jarczów rural 107.5 3,618 Jarczów
Gmina Bełżec rural 33.5 2,999 Bełżec
* seat not part of the gmina


  • Polish official population figures 2006

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