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Zamość County

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Country  Poland
Car plates  LZA
Voivodeship  Lublin Voivodeship
Seat  Zamość
Area  1,872 km²
Capital  Zamość
Zamość County
Gminas  Total 15 Gmina Adamów Gmina Grabowiec Gmina Komarów-Osada Gmina Krasnobród Gmina Łabunie Gmina Miączyn Gmina Nielisz Gmina Radecznica Gmina Sitno Gmina Skierbieszów Gmina Stary Zamość Gmina Sułów Gmina Szczebrzeszyn Gmina Zamość Gmina Zwierzyniec
Points of interest  Ogród Zoologiczny w Zamoś, Great Market Square, Old City, Arsenał Zamojski, Cathedral of the Resurrect

Zamość County (Polish: powiat zamojski) 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 is the city of Zamość, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The county contains three towns: Szczebrzeszyn, which lies 21 km (13 mi) west of Zamość, Zwierzyniec, which lies 24 km (15 mi) south-west of Zamość, and Krasnobród, 22 km (14 mi) south of Zamość.


Map of Zamo%C5%9B%C4%87 County, Poland

The county covers an area of 1,872.27 square kilometres (722.9 sq mi). As of 2006, its total population is 110,225, including a population of 5,299 in Szczebrzeszyn, 3,344 in Zwierzyniec, 3,047 in Krasnobród, and a rural population of 98,535.

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Zamość, Zamość County is also bordered by Krasnystaw County and Chełm County to the north, Hrubieszów County to the east, Tomaszów Lubelski County to the south, and Biłgoraj County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 15 gminas (three urban-rural and 12 rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.


Zamość County Wikipedia