Krasnystaw County

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Krasnystaw County (Polish: powiat krasnostawski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lublin Voivodeship, eastern Poland. It was established on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Krasnystaw, which lies 50 kilometres (31 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin. The county covers an area of 1,067.18 square kilometres (412.0 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 63,554, out of which the population of Krasnystaw is 18,675 and the rural population is 44,879.

Neighbouring counties

Krasnystaw County is bordered by Chełm County to the north-east, Zamość County and Biłgoraj County to the south, Lublin County to the west, and Świdnik County to the north-west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban and nine rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population. (Until 2006 the county also included Gmina Rejowiec, which is now in Chełm County.)
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