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Lubaczów County (Polish: powiat lubaczowski) is a unit of
territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship,
south-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 Lubaczów, which lies 81 kilometres
(50 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów. The county contains three other towns:
Oleszyce, 7 km
(4 mi) west of Lubaczów, Narol, 26 km (16 mi) north-east of
Lubaczów, and Cieszanów, 12 km (7 mi) north of
The county covers an area of 1,308.37 square kilometres
(505.2 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 57,120,
out of which the population of Lubaczów is 12,378, that of Oleszyce
is 3,168, that of Narol is 2,120, that of Cieszanów is 1,899, and
the rural population is 37,555.
Lubaczów County is bordered by Jarosław County and Przeworsk
County to the west, Biłgoraj County to the north, and Tomaszów Lubelski County to
the north-east. It also borders Ukraine to the east.
The county is subdivided into eight gminas (one urban, three urban-rural and four
rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending
order of population.